[PATCH RFC] events-api: allow filtering by date

Andrew Donnellan andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com
Thu Jun 15 13:42:39 AEST 2017

On 15/06/17 09:59, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> Aaron Conole <aconole at bytheb.org> writes:
>> Aaron Conole <aconole at bytheb.org> writes:
>>> This commit allows users of the REST API to query for events based on
>>> the date field.  This will allow utility writers to select a smaller
>>> subset of events when polling.
>>> Signed-off-by: Aaron Conole <aconole at bytheb.org>
>>> ---
>> It should be noted that my motivation for this is to implement a git-pw
>> event poll command for CI integration.
>> If you think there's a better way of achieving this, let me know.
> You should check out Snowpatch: Andrew Donnellan and Russell Currey (on
> this list) are the developers.
> https://developer.ibm.com/open/openprojects/snowpatch/
> I don't know how they do it but I'm sure they'd be happy to explain it
> at length :)

We don't currently use the events API at all - we just poll the patches 
API at fixed intervals and look for patches that don't already have test 
results. We might change this approach in future.

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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