Great to see the stable release of 0.2.0.

I was wondering about the state of reviewed, but unpushed, patches for RBTools. For example, I submitted a patch for adding a --git-patchset option that was reviewed and declared ShipIt a little over a week ago ( http://reviews.reviewboard.org/r/1472/ ). The change is non-destructive to existing code, and I was hoping to see it make it into a release.


Any chance it will be accepted into the upstream repository soon, so I will feel justified in including it in the RBTools RPM I'm going to be building? I wrote this patch because it was the most requested feature among the developers I queried regarding our forthcoming ReviewBoard deployment.


On 04/19/2010 03:24 AM, Christian Hammond wrote:
Hi everyone,

We just released RBTools 0.2.0. There are many fixes for issues people hit in 0.2 RC 1, and we recommend that everyone upgrade. More information can be found at the news post and release notes.

News post: http://www.reviewboard.org/news/2010/04/19/rbtools-020-released/

Release notes: http://www.reviewboard.org/docs/releasenotes/dev/rbtools/0.2/


I'm trying to plan for the next couple of releases. We want to take RBTools to a new level and move much of the internals of post-review out into a publicly accessible Python API. In the meantime, we'll add new, simpler tools for such things as querying/searching review requests, some of which may duplicate functionality in post-review. We'll keep post-review around for the foreseeable future, but in time I'm hoping to phase it out and replace it with smaller, more integrated tools.

We'll need to at some point require the upcoming Review Board 1.5 for RBTools. This is due to some major changes in the API. We'll support Review Board 1.0 for as many tools as we can, but some will error out with older servers. By this point, I hope Review Board 1.5 is more widespread anyway. We'll continue to support and maintain 0.2.x releases for a while, though, with new bug fixes.

Christian

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