[PATCH 3/4] parser: allow to handle multiple projects under the same list

Sean Farley sean at farley.io
Wed May 31 03:37:14 AEST 2017

Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com> writes:

> On 30/05/17 08:50, Stephen Finucane wrote:
>> On Sat, 2017-05-27 at 20:17 +0200, Philippe Pepiot wrote:
>>> By adding a `subject_prefix` settings to Project. Mail will be
>>> assigned
>>> to project if List-Id match and prefix is present.
>>> Signed-off-by: Philippe Pepiot <phil at philpep.org>
>> Hmm, so I'm not entirely sure about this. On one hand, I understand why
>> it would be helpful to do this. However, commit '66a88a46' was supposed
>> to address this. Is there something that that change doesn't have that
>> you need to expose? I've CCd the authors/reviewers of that change to
>> get their input.
>> fwiw, in the longer term I'd like to add a label feature that would
>> track most of the labels found in subjects (i.e. everything except
>> 'PATCH', 'RFC', 'nn/mm' and 'vNN' tags). This is decidedly a 2.1+ goal,
>> however.
> 66a88a46 was designed purely to solve the issue of figuring out which 
> repository to apply a patch to for CI purposes, nothing more.
> I can see why a maintainer may want to go all the way and consider it to 
> be a full separate patchwork project, but I don't think the maintainers 
> of any of the lists I'm on that use subject prefixes would want to do this.
> You're also going to have to deal with the inevitable patch that misses 
> the correct prefix (a particular trap for new contributors).
> I'm not opposed to adding this if there are maintainers who have reasons 
> why they would like to have completely separate projects, though from a 
> CI perspective I think we're adequately served already.

The Mercurial project currently uses this prefix-as-a-different-project
template. It'd be a nice to have, for sure (setting up different perms
and rules, for example), but maybe just having different labels is
enough. I'd be +0 on it.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 800 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.ozlabs.org/pipermail/patchwork/attachments/20170530/21306c7e/attachment.sig>

More information about the Patchwork mailing list