[Development] Gerrit dropping CI failure mails?

Poenitz Andre Andre.Poenitz at digia.com
Tue Jul 8 11:26:44 CEST 2014

Oswald Buddenhagen [oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com]
> > > [...]
> > > 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.

Initiated by the contributor, but the actual process is a shared effort. 
Especially in cases of repeated unrelated CI failures and reviewers 
and contributor not sharing the same working hours it helps a lot 
if they can easily take turns in staging stuff, in time.


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