[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated

Simo s at ssimo.org
Fri Sep 13 17:27:36 CEST 2013

On Fri, 2013-09-13 at 10:44 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 10:40:00AM +0200, Kai Blin wrote:
> > On 2013-09-13 10:10, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > 
> > > So a system where you can see the review status of all
> > > pending patches would help you? At least, it might show very
> > > easily which patches have not seen any comment for how long.
> > 
> > That would help, yes. But of course only if it was used.
> As I hinted at in the other mail -- I would not like a
> system where we can't use a commandline interface anymore.
> Mandatorily going through a website -- I don't know. The
> patchwork thingy looks promising, but I think that requires
> some work and should be smarter about what went into master.

Partly my fault, but since nobody was using it I was almost going to
retire it a few weeks ago.

As for the automatic cleanup, I had some success with freeipa/sssd
making patchowrk automatically recognize patches and clean up the queue.
But the system is not perfect as rebases may change commit ids and what

However supposedly patchworks accept 'commands' via email in that you
can embed headers that tell it to change a status on a review by
replying to one of the email threads where the patch was sent.
I can see to enable/check if it works.

If there is intention to more seriously use patchwork, we can cleanup
the current queue and I can do some work on it. Maybe we can also
transfer it on a samba.org hosted machine (I still host it as it was an

Let me know.


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