----- Original Message -----
> From: "Itamar Heim" <ih...@redhat.com>
> To: "David Caro" <dcaro...@redhat.com>
> Cc: "engine-devel" <engine-de...@ovirt.org>, vdsm-devel@lists.fedorahosted.org
> Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 1:47:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [vdsm] stale gerrit patches
> 
> On 09/23/2013 01:46 PM, David Caro wrote:
> > On Mon 23 Sep 2013 12:36:58 PM CEST, Itamar Heim wrote:
> >> we have some very old gerrit patches.
> >> I'm for abandoning patches which were not touched over 60 days (to
> >> begin with, I think the number should actually be lower).
> >> they can always be re-opened by any interested party post their closure.
> >>
> >> i.e., looking at gerrit, the patch list should actually get attention,
> >> and not be a few worth looking at, with a "lot of old patches"
> >>
> >> thoughts?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>     Itamar
> >> _______________________________________________
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> >
> > It might helpful to have a cron-like script that checks the age of the
> > posts and first notifies the sender, the reviewers and the maintainer,
> > and if the patch is not updated in a certain period just abandons it.
> >
> 
> yep - warn after X days via email to just owner (or all subscribed to
> the patch), and close if no activity for X+14 days or something like that.

This will be annoying.

And there are patches that pending with good reason.

Maintainers can close patches that are no interest nor progress.

Alon
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