[Ksummit-discuss] "Maintainer summit" invitation discussion

Alexandre Belloni alexandre.belloni at free-electrons.com
Fri Apr 21 08:51:36 UTC 2017


On 20/04/2017 at 07:24:13 -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Em Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:20:37 -0700
> James Bottomley <James.Bottomley at HansenPartnership.com> escreveu:
> 
> >    1. Since most people agree that these form of notifications are useful,
> >       should we have a standard email for it (or at least a list of things
> >       which should be in that email, like commit-id, tree, maintainer,
> >       mailing list and the version of the kernel it is expected to be
> >       pushed for).
> >    2. Given that we all run ad-hoc infrastructure to produce these emails,
> >       could we get a set of blessed scripts up on kernel.org for all
> >       comers so we can use the central infrastructure rather than rolling
> >       our own.
> 
> I suspect that this very much depends on the way each maintainer handle
> patches. For subsystems like media, where we use patchwork, notification
> comes for free with the tool.
> 

I think patchwork notifications are sent only to people with a patchwork
account so this is not enough for subsystems with a lot of drive-by
contributors.


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