[webkit-dev] Patch process - let's make it better

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Fri Jul 10 17:01:04 PDT 2009

On Friday, July 10, 2009 3:55:59 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> A) Make it really easy to submit a patch. Eric's bugzilla-tool is close to being 
> there. I'm going to help him refine this tool to the point that submitting a 
> patch has only one step - a single command will make the patch, file a bug if 
> needed, attach the patch to the bug, and flag it for review.

I already took a first pass at this for git, which probably gets you 60-70% of the way there for svn:

bugzilla-tool: Add create-bug command

> B) Make it really easy to commit a patch. Again, I think bugzilla-tool is the 
> right path to achieving this.

bugzilla-tool already does this.  Today.  It's freaking awesome.  You can even specify whether you want to build and/or test the patch!  (N.B. I haven't tried it with an svn working directory, but the support is already there.)


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