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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 18/47] MAINTAINERS: add missing T

From: Fam Zheng
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 18/47] MAINTAINERS: add missing TCG entry
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:54:55 +0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.3 (2017-05-23)

On Thu, 08/10 12:25, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> > I think the UI (giving no consideration to how we might implement
> > this!) would ideally be something like:
> >  * if anybody mails a patch which touches an "unmaintained" file,
> >    a robot should send a reply along the lines of "thanks for the
> >    patch; unfortunately file X is not maintained so it may be
> >    tricky to get patch review for this. You'll need to be
> >    persistent and do more of the legwork than if you were patching
> >    a file that did have an active maintainer" so contributors
> >    know when they've wandered into the swamp
> That's a good idea.
> >  * some mechanism for easily finding patches to unmaintained
> >    files which haven't got review yet, so that anybody with some
> >    spare time and interest can move some of them along (the idea
> >    being to spread the load rather than trying to designate a
> >    particular "owner" for this headache)
> Can maybe patchew set a special flag for patches that only touch
> unmaintained files?

Interesting idea. We have a number of patch status tracking feature requests for
patchew already. We can tackle them one by one. (The next priority is implement

> >  * ditto for finding patches to unmaintained files which have got
> >    review but which haven't been committed
> > 
> > thanks
> > -- PMM

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