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Anthony Newnam anthony at
Sat Jan 17 03:20:32 EST 2009

That does sound helpful, but we're not using git at the moment. All of
our current work is in mercurial. Both sound helpful if either work
with hg.

I was thinking that it could scan for keywords like a lot of svn hooks
to ticket tracking systems do (i.e. "Refs #1234", etc.).


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 5:38 PM, Jeremy Kerr <jeremy at> wrote:
> Anthony,
>> Does patchwork have any capability to have the patch's status changed
>> by e-mail keywords or have a mailing list notified when the state
>> changes?
> Not at present. Parsing english to find the new state would be a little
> hit-and-miss :)
>> Some people here probably won't be accepting of patchwork
>> for a while, and I don't want to have to maintain all the patches
>> based on their emails if possible.
> Are you the maintainer of the project? If so, we have some scripts that
> we use to automatically update patchwork when a patch is committed.
> Alternatively, I have another script that will iterate over all the
> changes between two git commit refs, then looks for a corresponding
> patch in patchwork and set it to Accepted.
> Would either of these help?
> Cheers,
> Jeremy

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