[webkit-dev] Cherry-Pick Bug Comments

Eric Carlson eric.carlson at apple.com
Sat Jun 4 22:03:06 PDT 2011

On Jun 3, 2011, at 2:30 PM, Adam Barth wrote:

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


> 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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