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* [dpdk-dev] Suggestion to improve the code review
@ 2020-05-27  9:28 Jerin Kollanukkaran
  2020-05-27  9:59 ` Burakov, Anatoly
  2020-05-27 10:08 ` Gaëtan Rivet
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 9+ messages in thread
From: Jerin Kollanukkaran @ 2020-05-27  9:28 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dpdk-dev, Thomas Monjalon, david.marchand, Yigit, Ferruh,
	Maxime Coquelin, cristian.dumitrescu, akhil.goyal, rasland,
	xiaolong.ye, ajit.khaparde, arybchenko, Burakov, Anatoly
  Cc: techboard

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.



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2020-05-27  9:28 [dpdk-dev] Suggestion to improve the code review Jerin Kollanukkaran
2020-05-27  9:59 ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-05-27 11:27   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-27 10:08 ` Gaëtan Rivet
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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