Autodelegation based on more complex rules
konstantin at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Feb 18 01:23:50 AEDT 2021
On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 02:15:23PM +0000, Ali Alnubani wrote:
> > I suggest that you do this outside of patchwork, using procmail and filtering
> > hooks to set X-Patchwork-Delegate. This is what we do at kernel.org, though
> > we
> > don't directly parse the MAINTAINERS file. You can see our scripts here:
> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/infra/patchwork/procmail.git/tree/
> Thanks for the suggestion, If I understand your configurations correctly,
> they don't consider the hierarchy of trees though (e.g., when submitters
> change files in multiple trees), do they?
No, because we don't have a reason to do so. Moreover, I'm not sure how it
would work, as a submission can only be delegated to a single person/account.
If a patch touches multiple files, you still have to pick a single delegate.
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