Process X- mail headers?

Dirk Wallenstein halsmit at
Thu Jan 27 00:14:43 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:06:47PM +0100, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Hi,
> I wonder if it would be possible toi make patchwork process X- mail
> headers on incoming messages?
> I find it a continuous nuissance to have to use two different tools
> (mailer and patchwork) and perform the same actions twice:
> - I send a reply to the submitter of a patch oin the mailing list,
>   then I have to mark it as "Changes Requested" or "Rejected" in PW.
> - I apply a patch and send the submitter an ack, then I change it's
>   state in PW
> - I submit a patch where I know exactly which maintainer is
>   responsible for, then I change the owner in PW
> etc. etc.
> It would be nice if I was able to just add some mail headers like
> 	X-PW-STATE: ChangesRequested
> or
> 	X-PW-Delegate: maintainer at some.address
> etc.
> I am ware that permission checking might be an issue, but such a
> feature would greatly improve my efficiency...

Concerning the delegate, I think it is similar to cc-ing a maintainer.


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