Feature request: delegating patches to others than maintainers

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Jul 21 00:13:40 AEST 2015

Dear Finucane, Stephen,

On Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:01:59 +0000, Finucane, Stephen wrote:
> > Currently, Patchwork only allows to delegate patches to developers who
> > are registered as "maintainers" of the project in Patchwork. This is a
> > bit annoying as "maintainers" in the Patchwork sense have the power to
> > change the state of *any* patch.
> > 
> > In the context of the Buildroot project, it would sometimes be nice to
> > delegate the handling of a patch to a certain developer (who is neither
> > the submitter of the patch nor a maintainer of the project).
> > 
> > So do you think it would be possible to adjust the Delegate logic so
> > that maintainers can delegate to all developers of the project, and
> > once a patch has been delegated to a given developer, this develop gets
> > the same rights as the submitter of the patch (i.e can change the
> > status of the patch) ?
> I assume the "reviewing developer" would already have a patchwork account, yes?

Yes, of course.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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