[PATCH v2] Recognize mail headers for delegate and state

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Apr 24 16:33:29 EST 2012

Dear Dirk Wallenstein,

In message <1296054749-13453-1-git-send-email-halsmit at t-online.de> you wrote:
> Introduce two new Patchwork mail headers that determine the initial
> state and delegate of a patch.  They take a state name as displayed in
> Patchwork and the email address of the wanted delegate.  An example:

Upon Jeremy Kerr's comment you replied:
> >
> > > +default_patch_state = 'New'
> > 
> > We're duplicating the default-state logic provided in Patch.save() here, which 
> > uses the database for a lookup (there may not be a 'New' state). It would be 
> > better to leave the state un-set in this case, rather than selecting a 
> > default, then falling back to the default provided in the save() method.
> Ups, missed that.
> > Also, could you add a testcase for these? Let me know if you'd like any help 
> > with that.
> Just want to say that I'm on it, but I'm having a bit of a cold
> currently, so it might still take a bit.

Has anything happened after that?

I'd really appreciate to have such a feature.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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