Adding custom tags like bugzilla id to patches

Aaron Conole aconole at
Thu Jan 4 03:54:05 AEDT 2018

Don Zickus <dzickus at> writes:

> On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 11:23:43AM +1100, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
>> On 03/01/18 08:31, Don Zickus wrote:
>> > I wanted to add a custom tag to patchwork, for example 'Bugzilla:' that
>> > would store the bugzilla id.  This id could be queried later and added at
>> > mbox creation time.
>> > 
>> > Most tags revolve around 'counts' and are generated on the fly
>> > (refresh_tag_counts).  Not sure if bugzilla id fits in that model?
>> What exactly would you want to do with these tags - expose them through the
>> filter interface?
> Block patches from being accepted unless the bugzilla was approved.  So the
> patch-ready script would use it and it would be exposed inside the patch web
> page as a tag with a web link to the bugzilla.  The bugzilla would also be
> used in a git commit hook to populate our errata.
> Process stuff..

So, there is the ability to add arbitrary tags to the patchwork database
for it to track.  But, I think what doesn't exist is Andrew's suggestion
/ question about searching for patches by tag values.  Probably that is
the feature that would be needed to accomplish what you are looking for?

> Cheers,
> Don
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