[Ksummit-discuss] [MAINTAINERS SUMMIT] Patch version changes in commit logs?

Andrew Donnellan ajd at linux.ibm.com
Thu Aug 8 15:24:48 AEST 2019

On 1/7/19 11:35 am, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> On 1/7/19 2:01 am, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>> Em Sat, 29 Jun 2019 12:20:55 +0100
>> Mark Brown <broonie at kernel.org> escreveu:
>>> On Sat, Jun 29, 2019 at 09:18:28AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
>>>> BTW, can the URL be reached from patchwork?  That'd be really handy.
>>> Even better, could patchwork add it to the mboxes you download from it
>>> like acks and so on?  Currently you can get the message ID so it's easy
>>> to construct the link for things that are on LKML.
>> I'm all for it, but the problem with patchwork is that the tool may be 
>> used
>> on non-kernel development and/or the ML may not be in lore.
>> Also, there are more than one patchwork instance. We use our own for
>> Linux media (https://patchwork.linuxtv.org)[1].
>> On media, patchwork is used for both Kernel development and VDR
>> development (an userspace tool) - with is a completely unrelated
>> project (with different people behind it - and even a different mailing
>> list).
>> So, whatever change at patchwork should be done in a way that the
>> ML URL could be customized, and the new field would be added only
>> if the URL is not blank.
> [+ patchwork list]
> I'll have a go at adding a project/list-specific archive prefix and 
> exposing that in the web interface.

I've now submitted patches to add a mailing list archive link for each 
patch visible via the web interface and also via the REST API.

> Regarding adding it to downloaded mboxes, if we do that I'd like it to 
> be a separate option. A single patch can also land in patchwork multiple 
> times via various lists, so the URL will depend on which project you're 
> looking at.

Haven't done this bit yet.

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
ajd at linux.ibm.com             IBM Australia Limited

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