[webkit-dev] A post-mordem of today's tree redness

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Tue Apr 6 11:57:35 PDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2010, at 10:35 AM, Alexey Proskuryakov wrote:
>> On 06.04.2010, at 10:06, Adam Barth wrote:
>>> I don't read webkit-changes, so I might not fully appreciate this use
>>> case, but the way I know when things are rolled out is because we
>>> reopen the bug and comment that patch was rolled out in a certain
>>> revision.  If you like, we can put more information in the ChangeLogs
>>> created by sheriffbot (such as the title of the original bug).
>> Yes, please do.
>> I'm definitely not the only one reading webkit-changes and ChangeLogs.
> I agree that more informative revert ChangeLog entries would be useful. My
> preference would be to include the following:
> - revision that was reverted
> - bugzilla bug URL from the ChangeLog of the reverted commit (in a distinct
> format from how we'd provide it if it was the bug for the rollout change
> itself)
> - summary text from the original revert
> Something like:
> - Reverted rNNNNN ("Rotate head 90 degrees clockwise")
> <http://bugs.webkit.org/rollout-bug-num>
> Reverted bug was: <http://bugs.webkit.org/bug-that-reverted>

Okiedokes.  I'll try to do that today.


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