[Development] Gerrit dropping CI failure mails?

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com
Tue Jul 8 11:13:17 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 07:46:07AM +0000, Poenitz Andre wrote:
> Blasche Alexander wrote:
> > Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > >i tried to reduce the flood somewhat by denying the bots (including CI)
> > >the right to mail reviewers, so only the owner now gets the emails.
> > >on the downside, you now need to pay more attention in case you adopt a
> > >change from someone else, as you are still a reviewer as far as gerrit
> > >is concerned ...
> > 
> > Please revert this "feature". Why is this important?
> > [...]
> > Is it just me or how much does everybody else rely on it?
> It's not just you. I pretty much prefer mails in my inbox in case 
> something happens (or fails) over polling a web interface too.
> I am also mildly surprised that such a workflow defining feature 
> gets deactivated without any discussion.
the question is why you find it workflow-defining. why do you in your
role as a _reviewer_ need to track integration progress? the process is
supposed to be contributor-driven.

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