Using gerrit or github for review?

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Mon Jul 13 22:07:18 CEST 2020

Dear Simon,

In message <CAPnjgZ1e-MrqOqZkCF9=myotJvTJ7LwYDrWtbr0dJgyuYoXg3A at> you wrote:
> At present U-Boot uses the mailing list for patch review. What do
> people think about trying out geritt or github for this? I'd be
> willing to do a trial with the -dm mailing list.

Speaking just for me, I never was able to make friends with either
of these.  Good old mailing list is still my preference.

> My idea is that patman would email out the patches and also upload
> them to one of these systems. With geritt, emails are sent every time
> there is a review, but for github I'm not sure.

Also, given that the U-Boot repositories are hosted on a gitlab
server, would it not be much more natural to look for gitlab
features to use?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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