Pain points in Git's patch flow

Junio C Hamano gitster at
Sat Apr 17 06:25:38 AEST 2021

Junio C Hamano <gitster at> writes:

> So here is a real-life example.
> Let's say somebody is looking at a "gentle ping" [*1*]
> znh> The patch seems to have fallen into the crack.
> zhn> Jeff and Junio, willing to help?
> How would we figure out what happened to the patch today without
> visiting patchwork would be:
> ...
> Now, how can patchwork improve the above reviewer experience, out
> of the box and possibly with new helpe rools around it?

Also, it would be ideal if it is made easy for willing reviewers
with excess bandwidth to preemptively find and review patches that
need reviewing.  I think your original write-up upthread covered
this use case sufficiently.


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