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

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 18/47] MAINTAINERS: add missing TCG entry
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:06:29 +0200
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On 11/08/2017 09:54, Fam Zheng wrote:
> 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
> "merged".)

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