On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 02:50:21PM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-10-31 at 19:26 +0100, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 06:52:10PM +0100, Ana Krivokapic wrote:
> > > Hello IPA developers,
> > > 
> > > I would like to remind everyone about our Patchwork instance[1]. This 
> > > tool helps
> > > us to better coordinate work and be more efficient, so let's try to 
> > > remember to
> > > use it consistently. It takes only a few seconds of extra work per patch
> > > submission/review, which could potentially save us much more time. It is
> > > especially useful to mark the patch as 'Under Review' when you start 
> > > reviewing
> > > it, so that others are aware of it and they don't start reviewing the same
> > > patch. That way, we can avoid the situation of two people accidentally 
> > > doing the
> > > review of the same patch at the same time.
> > > 
> > > I have just cleaned up the Patchwork instance as best as I could so it 
> > > should
> > > now hopefully reflect the real situation on the state of patches.
> > > 
> > > We also have some instructions on how to use it on our wiki[2].
> > > 
> > > Thanks!
> > > 
> > > [1] https://patchwork.acksyn.org/project/FreeIPA/list/
> > > [2] 
> > > http://www.freeipa.org/page/Contribute/Code#Tracking_patches_.28Experimental.29
> > 
> > Does setting the patch state with "X-Patchwork-Status:" header work for
> > anyone? I haven't tried it recently, but it would be a nice improvement.
> 
> I thought I had enabled it, ping me tomorrow morning (EST) if it doesn't
> work and we can test it.

Will do, I need someone to submit an acceptable patch first :-)

> 
> > Currently I update all SSSD reviews manually which is a bit tedious.
> > With a sane e-mail client (*cough*mutt*cough*), one can add a header
> > with one keystroke.
> > 
> > btw I also found out that automatically marking the patch as Pushed only
> > works for me some times. I'm not sure about the pattern, but it happens
> > more often for patches that are pushed to multiple branches. Do other
> > developers see the same?
> 
> It matches the patch using a sha hash, so if you do things like
> stripping automatically stripping whitespaces with git am or the sender
> uses a different mode to generate the diff (like presence or absence of
> --patience) it may fail to recognize the patch.

Ah, stripping the whitespace might be the culprit. I do have that option
enabled. Most SSSD contributors use the same git format-patch flags[1], so
hopefully that shouldn't be an issue.

[1] git format-patch -M -C --patience --full-index

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