Patchwork v2 and beyond
f.fainelli at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 14:33:02 AEST 2017
On 06/24/2017 09:23 PM, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> Hi all,
> So, Andrew, Russell and I had a chat about what we'd like to work
> towards for future versions of Patchwork:
> * Things before v2 comes out:
> ** 1 series per patch
> We think this is a solid idea.
> ** Release a tested version:
> We'd really like to see Patchwork v2.0 either be based on an unchanged
> release candidate, or a release candidiate with only very obvious and
> simple bug fixes. We really want to avoid the situation where people
> upgrade and hit major bugs as that makes people want to avoid
> ** Fuzzing the parser
> The hope here is to find any as-yet-undiscovered failure modes in the
> parser. I am hoping to do this in the next couple of days.
> * For v2.0.1
> ** Django 1.11 support
> We need to keep up with Django, so this would be important.
> * For version 2.n:
> ** Version support
> We currently have the ability to record the version of patches/series -
> we'd like to be able to integrate this in the UI.
> ** Check permissions
> A more sophisticated model for granting permissions for checks may be
> ** Events/ETags/Push API
> We've been talking about good ways to provide this. We should do it.
> ** Port pwclient to REST
> What it says on the box.
> * Version 3.0+
> ** Drop Python 2 (and anything < Django 2)
> ** Extend the REST API so that we can separate the front and back end
> ** Drop XMLRPC
This does not appear on the list, but it would be great if there was a
way to delegate the user authentication against say LDAP or any backend
really (Github would be cool too).
The instance that I have set up for some my colleagues would
definitively benefit from having them use the same username and
passwords while we would still manage their roles through Django's
What do you think?
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