Guessing project based on email address
guilherme.salgado at linaro.org
Tue Feb 15 22:10:17 EST 2011
On Tue, 2011-02-15 at 08:42 +0800, Jeremy Kerr wrote:
> Hi Guilherme,
> > We're going to use Patchwork to track Linaro patches, but instead of
> > subscribing to all mailing lists to which patches may be sent, we're
> > asking all Linaro developers to CC a common email address whenever they
> > send a patch upstream, and we'll then feed all mail delivered to that
> > address into Patchwork.
> I don't see the reasoning for doing this - it's more work (once-off setup vs
> getting every contributor to do stuff repeatedly) and less reliable
> (contributors may forget to add the magic address, or not know about this
Maybe I wasn't clear, but this is not to track patches sent to Linaro;
what we want is to track patches sent upstream by engineers working for
Linaro. It already is the company's policy that all patches sent
upstream should be CCed to this magic address, and feeding that address'
mailbox to patchwork.linaro.org seemed like a better alternative than
continuously having to subscribe patchwork.l.o to the mailing lists of
all different projects that Linaro engineers may contribute to (we don't
have a list of all these projects beforehand and we expect it to grow
all the time).
Guilherme Salgado <https://launchpad.net/~salgado>
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