xserver devel process

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Tue Jun 15 05:45:30 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 20:51 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> Deen Sethanandha wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> >   I am a PhD student at Portland State University and my advisor is Bart
> > Massey.  I would like to volunteer working on things related to the
> > contribution process.  I would love to help setting up the patchwork for
> > the X.org project if there is no one working on it.
> patchwork has been set up and is tracking the xorg-devel mailing list:
>     http://patchwork.freedesktop.org/project/Xorg/list/

I did not know Patchwork even existed :-(

I registered, but account activation failed and there is no mention of
who the administrator is.

I searched freedesktop and x.org and had one hit only:

        "We should probably look at setting up something like Patchwork to make sure things don't get lost. [ajax]"

> but it's not very effective yet since so far only a few people have cleared
> their own patches off once accepted, so it's full of patches that are already
> committed and don't need to be reviewed or pushed by a maintainer still.
> It would be nice if it also noticed the patches that get attached to bugzilla
> reports, since people are still trained to do that from other projects, despite
> our dismal track record at processing patches received that way.
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