I actually have a similar problem. Since there's no connection
between a commit and an open review (by design and it makes sense),
people tend to leave their reviews open. I have yet to take the time
to do this but my long term plan is two fold:
1. Nag System
Stale reviews (over 48 hours... or something to be decided later)
will result in an email to the author. If there have been review
comments posted, that will be called out. If there are no review
comments, as suggestion about resolving it as abandoned or committed
will be made. A simple cron talking to the RB API would take care of
2. Custom post-commit
I'm either going to wrap post-commit, extend it for in house use or
rewrite it. All three methods have advantages an disadvantages.
* Wrapping it would be simple and I could pass all non custom
commands straight to the post-commit script. I already have Python
code that I can use as a basis and I'd only have to customize commit
* Extending it to handle the actual commit would be useful outside
of my org but would take a lot of work to do right and be flexible
enough to handle all the repos RB works with.
* Rewriting a custom version would allow for a smaller script and I
could strip out unneeded functionality. This would likely be number
two in order of complexity.
Unfortunately, I don't have any code to share for any of this right
now. If/When I make some progress, I'll be sure to publish it here.
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 2:41 AM, Jeremy Poulter
> As one of the key reviewers my list of open reviews is quite large and
> the majority of them are inactive as they have either been committed
> or abandoned. I am after suggestions on how to manage this (I have
> tried the big stick approach already ;-) Is there a way to query old
> reviews? Is there a way to limit the number open reviews per user?
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