[PATCH] Optimise querying of checks in patch list view

Stephen Finucane stephen at that.guru
Sun Oct 2 05:32:41 AEDT 2016

On 2016-09-30 07:56, Johannes Berg wrote:
>> > Did you ever get a chance to look at this?
>> Umm, not yet sorry! Sadly patchwork is not my main task at work, so
>> it gets pushed down the list a bit :(
> No worries, same here. I use it to do (parts of) my job, but not much
> beyond that ... I'm kinda working around it with a bookmark to the
> filtered rather than todo list for now :)
>> This is now a lot easier than it used to be if you're willing to use
>> Docker on your local machine: that will set up a mysql server
>> environment and a development environment, without installing
>> anything on your local machine outside the docker images.
> I've never used docker, but perhaps I should give it a try. I could
> also just install mysql or postgresql, but ...

There's also a Vagrantfile if you want to use that instead. Both this
and Docker installation are documented here:


>> Alternatively, yes, you can use sqlite, but I think the tests don't
>> all pass... I haven't tried it, but there's something in the docs on
>> it.
> Ok, thanks. Maybe I'll give that a try. Still would have to find a
> database, but I guess I can just import any local mailing list folder
> that I have for that :)

If it helps, this section should provide some insight into how you
can download and parse a mailing list archive from Mailman/Pipermail:


SQLite works, but tests fail because it's missing some features (case
sensitivity for certain fields, for one).


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