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From: Gaëtan Rivet <grive@u256.net>
To: Jerin Kollanukkaran <jerinj@marvell.com>
Cc: dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	"david.marchand@redhat.com" <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	"Yigit, Ferruh" <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>,
	"cristian.dumitrescu@intel.com" <cristian.dumitrescu@intel.com>,
	"akhil.goyal@nxp.com" <akhil.goyal@nxp.com>,
	"rasland@mellanox.com" <rasland@mellanox.com>,
	"xiaolong.ye@intel.com" <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>,
	"ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com" <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>,
	"arybchenko@solarflare.com" <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	"Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
	"techboard@dpdk.org" <techboard@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Suggestion to improve the code review
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:08:33 +0200
Message-ID: <20200527100833.tuy5q66mfqfynxlf@u256.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BYAPR18MB24244136BA2220B3A60AFC0EC8B10@BYAPR18MB2424.namprd18.prod.outlook.com>

On 27/05/20 09:28 +0000, Jerin Kollanukkaran wrote:
> I think, original discussion[1] on this topic got lost in GitHub vs current workflow.
> I would like to propose GitHub "CODEOWNERS"[2] _LIKE_ scheme for DPDK workflow.
> Current scheme:
> - When we submit a patch to ml, someone(Tree maintainer[3]) needs to manually
> delegate the patch to Tree maintainer in patchwork.
> - Tree maintainer is not responsible for the review of the patch but only responsible
> for merging _after_ the review. That brings the obvious question on review responsibility. 
> Proposed scheme:
> - In order to improve review ownership, IMO, it is better the CI tools delegate
> the patch to the actual maintainer(who is responsible for specific code in MAINTAINERS file)
> - I believe, it provides a sense of ownership, avoids last-minute surprise on
> review responsibility and improve review traceability.
> Implementation of the proposed scheme:
> GitHub provides a bot for CODEOWNERS integration, Similar alternative is possible with
> patchwork with "auto delegation scheme" using the flowing methods:
> a) https://patchwork.readthedocs.io/en/latest/usage/delegation/
> b) https://patchwork.readthedocs.io/en/latest/usage/headers/
> I think, option (a) would be relatively easy to change without introducing the new tools.
> Thoughts?
> [1]
> http://mails.dpdk.org/archives/dev/2020-May/168740.html
> [2]
> https://github.com/zephyrproject-rtos/zephyr/blob/master/CODEOWNERS
> [3]
> https://patchwork.dpdk.org/project/dpdk/


+1 from me. People would be able to list current assigned tasks through
pwclient. It would help reviews IMO.

Not fond of having to log into github to do reviews, but I'll leave this
part of the discussion to the other thread.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-27 10:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-27  9:28 Jerin Kollanukkaran
2020-05-27  9:59 ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-05-27 11:27   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-27 10:08 ` Gaëtan Rivet [this message]
2020-06-02 12:27   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-02 14:57     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-06-02 16:23       ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-03 13:09         ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-06-03 13:56           ` Jerin Jacob

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