Right, I think this is the 'procedural -2' case, which feels like we need another state for things that are being held for procedural reasons, which is unrelated to normal code-review.
On 03/03/2015 10:10 AM, Duncan Thomas wrote: > I feel the need to abandon changes that seem abandoned. I believe this > has been covered to death now, so I'm going to shelve that conversation > for a while, and talk about missing tooling in gerrit. > > One of the examples of something that was auto-abandoned wrongly was a > patch on hold until some future development cycle (L1 in the case of > nova patches, and cinder batches up certain types of code clean-up > commits). So, one thing that is definitely missing from the tooling is > some way of flagging such patches such that they *don't* get marked as > abandoned, at least until some sensible amount of time after they were > supposed to get picked back up. > > So, the semantics of abandonment *certainly don't fit* patches that are > just on hold, but we don't have any way of tagging such patches. Is this > something we can fix? > > On 2 March 2015 at 20:44, James E. Blair <cor...@inaugust.com > <mailto:cor...@inaugust.com>> wrote: > > Duncan Thomas <duncan.tho...@gmail.com > <mailto:duncan.tho...@gmail.com>> writes: > > > Why do you say auto-abandon is the wrong tool? I've no problem with the > 1 > > week warning if somebody wants to implement it - I can see the value. A > > change-set that has been ignored for X weeks is pretty much the > dictionary > > definition of abandoned, and restoring it is one mouse click. Maybe put > > something more verbose in the auto-abandon message than we have been, > > encouraging those who feel it shouldn't have been marked abandoned to > > restore it (and respond quicker in future) but other than that we seem > to > > be using the right tool to my eyes > > Why do you feel the need to abandon changes submitted by other people? > > Is it because you have a list of changes to review, and they persist on > that list? If so, let's work on making a better list for you. We have > the tools. What query/page/list/etc are you looking at where you see > changes that you don't want to see? > > -Jim > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: > openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > <http://openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe> > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > > > > > -- > Duncan Thomas > > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > -- Sean Dague http://dague.net __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev