[U-Boot] Patchwork housekeeping

Vladimir Zapolskiy vz at mleia.com
Mon Mar 26 19:49:05 CEST 2012

On 26.03.2012 20:36, Andy Fleming wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2012, at 12:30 PM, Vladimir Zapolskiy wrote:
>> Hi Graeme,
>> On 22.03.2012 04:58, Graeme Russ wrote:
>>> Hello Custodians and Mailing List Aficionados,
>>> I don't know if anyone has noticed, but patchwork is starting to collect
>>> a rather large amount of cruft.
>>> I occasionally jump onto patchwork and do a little housekeeping by marking
>>> updated patches as 'Superceeded' and anything applied by Wolfgang as
>>> 'Accepted' (There may be a few patches that have been applied to custodian
>>> tress that I marked as 'Accepted' when really they should have been marked
>>> as 'Awaiting Upstream')
>>> I really don't mind doing this housekeeping, but I would like to make a
>>> few suggestions that will make the work a little easier:
>>>   - If you are a custodian:
>>>      o When you apply a patch to your repo, can you please assign it to
>>>        yourself in patchwork and set it to 'Awaiting Upstream'
>>>      o Reply to the ML with 'Applied to<repo>/<branch>'
>>>      o When you send a pull request, create a bundle with all the patches
>>>        that are to be pulled (you can create the bundle early and add
>>>        patches as you apply them)
>>>      o When Wolfgang pulls your repo, go to the bundle and mark all the
>>>        patches 'Accepted'
>>>   - If you are a patch submitter:
>>>      o Visit http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/uboot/list/
>>>      o Search for your patches by following the 'Filters'link and entering
>>>        your name
>>>      o Send and email (with 'patchwork' somewhere in the subject) to the ML
>>>        with a list of patches that you submitted say more than one month
>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/135526/
>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/135699/
>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/135697/
>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/135698/
>> That's the list of patches sent in January, still no progress.
>>>        ago. For each patch, please indicate if the patch is:
>>>          * Superseded - By another patch (either by you or someone else)
>>>          * Not Applicable - The patch can be ignored (was an RFC, was due
>>>            to a misunderstanding, another patch did the same thing, etc)
>>>          * Applied - Has been applied (state the repo and branch)
>>>          * Rejected - Patch has been officially rejected
>>>          * Waiting - You believe the patch is still valid but has not been
>>>            applied (send a ping as a reply to the patch on the mailing list
>>>            as well
>> I marked the patches as `awaiting upstream'.
> Awaiting upstream means that the patches have been applied already, and are waiting for Wolfgang's pull. I suspect this is not the case for your patches. If it is the case, then there's probably no need to mention it, as Wolfgang will eventually pull that tree.
Thanks for correction, I haven't found literally a state `Waiting' among options 
as it was recommended by Graeme, however I have to change it certainly.

Should it be `Under Review' or which state, if a patch is valid, but hasn't been 
applied yet?


More information about the U-Boot mailing list