Re: Monitoring the status of your own patches on patchwork?

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On Mon, Dec 13, 2021 at 07:39:27PM +0100, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> Jakub Kicinski <kuba@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2021 16:48:37 +0100 Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> >> > Status notification when checks are failing? Hopefully not, we don't
> >> > want people posting patches just to get them tested...  
> >> 
> >> Well no, but sometimes a patch will have failures despite the best
> >> efforts of the submitter (otherwise what's the point of the checks?).
> >> Right now the only way for me to discover that there's an issue is to go
> >> look at the patchwork web interface, and I wanted something that better
> >> suits my workflow (i.e., that's not in a web browser).
> >
> > I think that the maintainer should notify the submitter about 
> > the reason the patch state was changed (with the exception of
> > patches for a different tree, maybe). I know Kees has been 
> > trying to add more meaningful states to patchwork but I can
> > never guess the meaning of those either :S So no automated
> > state checker can replace the maintainer's reply.
> Well, sometimes the maintainers forget to reply entirely :)
> And yeah, I do realise that no bot is going to be able to tell me
> exactly what the current status is, I just want a tool to help me
> manually keep track...

I've mostly been trying to capture the state of the patch review
conversation with some kind of flag in patchwork. For KSPP, we've
documented it here:

Kees Cook

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