[Piglit] Weekly 10 Picks from Patchwork for review and friendly reminder to clean out your old patches

Ilia Mirkin imirkin at alum.mit.edu
Fri Jun 19 12:45:24 PDT 2015

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Jose Fonseca <jfonseca at vmware.com> wrote:
> On 19/06/15 13:32, Timothy Arceri wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Unfortunately since its introduction patchwork hasn't seen a lot of love
>> in the Piglit and Mesa projects so I thought I'd try something out to
>> bring it out of the shadows and into the limelight.
>> The idea is simple we have many useful but long forgotten patches
>> sitting on the mailing list that would serve us much better sitting in
>> the git repo, so once a week I (or anyone else that wants to help out)
>> would pick 10 seemingly random older patches that could do with a
>> review/update/etc.
>> I'm hoping this will help with both clearing out the backlog of patches
>> and getting people thinking about patchwork.
>> I'm interested in feedback on what people think about this idea.
> Patchwork seems to fail to recognize submited patches.  Eg. one of my
> patches is https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/51379/ but it has been
> commited on
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/piglit/commit/?id=540972b46e51ee1d4acbb3757b731a066e2b6ba5
> Why is that?

It's very strict about matching patches. The diff has to be identical.
Which it often isn't if you made minor changes, or rebased, or


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