Fully automating patch state updates

Guilherme Salgado guilherme.salgado at linaro.org
Sat Mar 26 05:46:17 EST 2011

On Fri, 2011-03-25 at 16:02 +0800, Jeremy Kerr wrote:
> Hi Guilherme,
> > I've seen the tools/patchwork-update-commits script and I'm planning to
> > work on making a fully automated version of it, which fetches the master
> > branch, scans the commits on it and updates the state of patches. I think
> > this would be a nice addition to Patchwork.
> > 
> > For that to work, though, the first thing we need is to know where's the
> > master branch of a project.  The patch below makes that possible by adding
> > a free form char field to store the URL to the project's master branch.
> > It's not a URLField because that only allows http[s] URLs, which is not
> > what we want.
> OK, this makes sense. I'd suggest calling this "source_tree" instead, with the 
> intention of using any VCS URL there; "branch" means different things to 
> different VCSes.

Fair enough, I've renamed it and submitted again, this time signed as


Guilherme Salgado <https://launchpad.net/~salgado>
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