Contributor meeting notes 19-Jan-21
michal.simek at xilinx.com
Thu Jan 21 11:48:10 CET 2021
On 1/21/21 11:41 AM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
> On 20.01.21 02:55, Bin Meng wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 2:54 AM Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org> wrote:
>>> Thank you for attending!
>>> Full notes at 
>>> Tuesday 19 January 2021
>>> Present: Daniel Schwierzeck, Heinrich Schuchardt, Michal Simek, Sean
>>> Anderson, Simon Glass, Walter Lozano
>>> [all] Introductions
>>> [all] Timing of call
>>> - Current time is the best across US, Europe, India. But not any good
>>> for East Asia
>>> - Simon might send out survey
>>> - Send invitation to maintainer group - DONE
>>> [Simon] New sequence numbers
>>> [Heinrich] Online docs
>>> - https://u-boot.readthedocs.io/
>> Goot to see we have online docs configured to display the U-Boot
>> documentation. Previously I suggested we have denx.de host this, but
>> looks we never went that way.
>>> - Accept a merge request only with docs included?
>> I am not sure what this means. Is the https://u-boot.readthedocs.io/
>> setup to build daily?
> Building u-boot.readthedocs.io
> Building https://u-boot.readthedocs.io/ is controlled by file
> Whenever Tom pushes to https://github.com/u-boot/u-boot.git branch
> master the documentation is built. Building for a tag must be triggered
> manually on page https://readthedocs.org/projects/u-boot/.
> Currently Tom and I have administrator privileges for the project on
> Requiring documentation
> Many changes that we do are worth being documented:
> * new or changed commands
> * new boards
> * API changes
> The idea is that the maintainers should push the contributors to provide
> documentation for relevant changes and possibly reject patch sets with
> missing documentation.
Please extend tools to catch this. I use patman which calls checkpatch.
When maintainers get reminders situation will improve.
Not sure if make sense to add any rule to gitlab CI to fail but that's
also one way to go.
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