[webkit-dev] webkit-patch land behavior change

Jonathan Bedard jbedard at apple.com
Wed Apr 27 07:51:57 PDT 2022

For now, `webkit-patch land-unsafe` would be the answer.

In the future, new contributors would need an existing committer to add the `merge-queue` label to a PR which adds the new contributor to contributors.json


> On Apr 27, 2022, at 12:16 AM, Manuel Rego Casasnovas <rego at igalia.com> wrote:
> On 26/04/2022 21:58, Jonathan Bedard via webkit-dev wrote:
>> As we move closer to transitioning away from Subversion, I’ve change ‘webkit-patch land’ to use commit-queue instead of directly committing a local change from a contributor’s machine (https://github.com/WebKit/WebKit/pull/392). ‘git-webkit land-unsafe’ will allow contributors to directly land to Subversion for the time being, although after we transition to GitHub, will also use commit-queue and prefix “fast-cq” to uploaded patches to bypass building and testing.
> If I remember correctly when you're accepted as committer you have to do
> a first manual commit adding you to the contributors.json file; and I
> guess people are using "webkit-patch land" for that (see example [1]).
> Would the new contributors be able to land that first commit with the
> commit-queue behavior?
> Cheers,
>  Rego
> [1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=237634

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