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Re: shepherd a patch?

From: James Lowe
Subject: Re: shepherd a patch?
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 10:31:40 +0000 (GMT)

David et al.

On Fri, 15 Nov 2019 07:33:01 +0100, Urs Liska <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi David,
> I feel responsible for this because I know where this is coming fromĀ  ;-)
> You can send me the patch. However, it's a long time since I uploaded 
> anything, so I'm not sure my set-up still works. But I'll try.
> Best
> Urs
> Am 15.11.19 um 04:10 schrieb David Nalesnik:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a patch which implements measure-attached spanners.  I am
> > having a devil of a time getting the patch up for review.  I simply
> > can't get git-cl to upload it.  (I suspect this has something to do
> > with the number of files it touches--my system times out before
> > everything can be uploaded.)
> >
> > Would someone be willing to shepherd the patch for me?
> >
> > Attached is a PNG which shows the output of one of the regtests.
> >
> > This would _really_ be appreciated.  Thanks!
> >
> > David

What I would suggest (generally to anyone on this list that ever needs a patch 
shepherding) is to make sure a tracker exists - @David, as I know you have 
access to create tickets you can at least do this - and then attach your patch 
to that and set the tracker to 'started' so that at the very least if (for 
example) Urs forgets, goes on holiday, has some emergency, that I can at least 
pick it up/detect it on the countdown and put it up for review myself. 

I do this all the time for 'drive by' patches.


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