Patchwork for (legal) public patch archive

Johannes Berg johannes at
Wed Jan 20 07:19:19 AEDT 2016

On Tue, 2016-01-19 at 12:20 -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> Hi, all:
> I have a slightly off-topic question -- one of our projects requires
> that all patches sent via a mailing list are archived on a public
> website (just specifically patches, not any other discussions).
> Before we set up patchwork with no project admins (basically) -- is
> there any other tools you may be aware of that are able to receive
> mailing list traffic and create a static archive of any patches seen? has something similar, I think - at least it tries to identify

One caveat with using patchwork for this, perhaps: in my experience,
patchwork sometimes (though really rarely) drops patches, I think due
to unexpected encodings. So if patchwork isn't part of the patch
application process, not all patches that get applied might actually be
archived in patchwork.


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