[webkit-dev] More webkit-patch requests

Ojan Vafai ojan at chromium.org
Sat May 22 07:02:11 PDT 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 8:55 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 8:46 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> > What’s the difference between the "post" and "upload" commands? I haven’t
> been able to figure that out.
> Originally, we weren't sure whether folks would prefer an "all sing,
> all dance" command like upload, or whether they'd prefer to "prepare"
> their patches and then "post" them in two separate steps.  For
> example, Maciej thought you might not like the spring-loaded feeling
> of editing the ChangeLog knowing that the tools was about to send the
> patch to bugs.webkit.org.
> I don't have any usage data, but I'd expect that almost no one uses
> prepare and that few people use post.  We can just remove them (or
> make them hidden).

It used to be that upload didn't support --git-commit. So git users who
wanted to upload a specific commit used post. I think that's been resolved.
We should make post hidden.

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