[webkit-dev] Cherry-Pick Bug Comments

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Fri Jun 3 14:30:14 PDT 2011

Either (1) or (2) is fine.  Please pick one and do it.  The status quo
is very annoying.


On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 6:58 AM, Ademar Reis <ademar.reis at openbossa.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 7:54 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
>> I get a lot of these:
>> Revision r86028 cherry-picked into qtwebkit-2.2 with commit 7e1bab1
>> <http://gitorious.org/webkit/qtwebkit/commit/7e1bab1>
>> as bug mail.  Probably because I'm CC'd on a zillion bugs (and actually read
>> my bug mail).
>> This is probably the pot calling the kettle black, since I wrote many of the
>> bots which comment daily on bugs...
>> ...but, I'm wondering if we can do better?
>> Would it better serve the cherry-picker's needs if we instead had a separate
>> server to track revision -> cherry-picks?  Or bug ids -> cherry-picks? (Like
>> how the EWS bots store their status on queues.webkit.org and display it in
>> little bubbles on bugs.webkit.org w/o commenting on the bugs.)
>> I'm strongly supportive of all clients of webkit storing all of their
>> bug-related data in bugs.webkit.org.  It's better than the alternative (lots
>> of data buried in old Radars, or Chromium bugs, etc.)
> Hi again.
> Just so that this thread doesn't die. I think we have two good
> proposals on the table:
> 1. Track cherry-pick info on an external server and add an iframe
> inside bugzilla, the same way EWS bots do.
> Pros: scalable, any vendor could add their own trackers (would it be
> interesting to add rdar:// comments using this same mechanism?)
> 2. Configure/hack bugzilla to allow the addition of comments without
> trigerring e-mails.
> Pros: small change, appears to be easy to implement - specially on my side ;-)
> Eric: how do we proceed from now?
> In the meanwhile, please be patient with the cherry-pick e-mails... As
> usual there will be a few of them this week (in average, something
> like 20-30 cherry-picks per week).
> Thanks,
>  - Ademar
> --
> Ademar de Souza Reis Jr. <ademar.reis at openbossa.org>
> Nokia Institute of Technology
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