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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré>
Subject Re: GitHub vs. the mailing lists
Date Wed, 18 May 2016 16:57:30 GMT
Hi Sterling,

FYI, at Beam (again ;)), we discussed with Infra to have a mergebot 
account and automatically trigger PR merging.


On 05/18/2016 06:56 PM, Sterling Hughes wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> On 5/18/16 11:51 AM, Mike Jumper wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Does anyone here have any experience with using GitHub pull requests in a
>> code review workflow which leverages a podling's mailing lists?
>> Since things have only happened if on the mailing lists, it'd be nice
>> if PR
>> activity could truly "happen" as well.
> We take all our contributions via GH pull requests on Mynewt. Generally,
> the rule is that if there is a significant (whatever you want to call
> significant) change, that the discussion happen on the mailing list.  If
> you just want to comment on small things in PRs, just do it on GH.
>> I'm specifically interested in configuring the ASF GitHub mirrors to
>> automatically send pull request notifications (comments, status changes,
>> etc.) to the commits list, but alternative methods are definitely welcome
>> if this is not actually possible.
> That would be great, if you can configure it that way, let us know.
> Right now, we have to manually merge the pull request via Git -- there
> is no way to accept it on GH and have it mirror back to the ASF repo.
> This is not ideal, but its not really a big deal either.  When we do the
> commits to the ASF repo, it mirrors back to GH, and automatically closes
> the PR (and all of this goes to the commits@) email list.
> Cheers,
> Sterling
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