Send patches for new/outgoing changeset notifications (RFC)

Augie Fackler raf at durin42.com
Fri Oct 26 08:33:33 CDT 2012


On Oct 26, 2012, at 3:17 AM, Thomas Arendsen Hein <thomas at intevation.de> wrote:

> Hi!
> 
> The notifications about new or outgoing changesets sent to this list
> (and to the crew mailinglist for new changesets in crew) currently
> consist of a single mail with the summary of each change and a link
> to hgweb showing the full change.
> 
> In a two different projects that switched to Mercurial I was asked,
> if I could provide patches, too, which I implemented this week. The
> patches are sent using the patchbomb extension and are in the same
> thread as the initial notification mail.
> 
> An example for the result:
> 
> dive4elements/flys at 4250: 8 new changesets:
> http://lists.wald.intevation.org/pipermail/dive4elements-commits/2012-October/000163.html
>  [PATCH 1 of 8] Convert GaugeOverviewInfoService into RiverInfoService:
>  http://lists.wald.intevation.org/pipermail/dive4elements-commits/2012-October/000164.html
>  [PATCH 2 of 8] Change Servlet config for RiverInfoService
>  http://lists.wald.intevation.org/pipermail/dive4elements-commits/2012-October/000165.html
>  ...
> 
> Is there an interest to have the same for this list?
> Or is this only useful if there is a separate mailing list to not
> disturb the normal discussion happening here too much?

That'd add enough noise that looks like real patches to review (but wouldn't be) that I'd rather not.

> 
> The shell script I use to generate the push notifications is now
> published at http://hg.intevation.org/mercurial/toolbox/
> 
> Regards,
> Thomas
> 
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