[Development] [Qt-creator] [FYI] on gerrit change retargeting requests
jedrzej.nowacki at qt.io
Tue Sep 13 08:45:53 CEST 2016
On mandag 12. september 2016 14.39.57 CEST Orgad Shaneh wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 12:56 PM, J-P Nurmi <jpnurmi at qt.io> wrote:
> > On 06 Sep 2016, at 11:46, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
> > > 06.09.2016, 12:44, "Oswald Buddenhagen" <oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io>:
> > >>> On Mon, Sep 05, 2016 at 09:17:59PM +0000, J-P Nurmi wrote:
> > >>> On 05 Sep 2016, at 19:27, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
> > >>> > It's not about restricting what a user can do. It's simply missing
> > >>> > implementation, and I believe that if it were easy to implement,
> > >>> > Ossi would have done it long ago instead of playing retarget-monkey
> > >>> > for the rest of us :)
> > >>>
> > >>> Doing it through the web UI would be a nice bonus, but having access
> > >>> to the same script that is already used by the admins would be good
> > >>> enough for starters.
> > >>
> > >> yep - because i'm totally going to give everyone full write access to
> > >> the database. ;)
> > >>
> > >> if you make a secure web frontend that authenticates against qt account
> > >> and verifies change ownership using the gerrit ssh interface, i'm
> > >> totally willing to deploy that. ;)
> > >
> > > Idea: IRC bot accepting retarget requests, with rate limit e.g. one
> > request per minute. Bot runs on host with db access and can do only this
> > one thing.
> > Another idea: patch Gerrit to change the target branch (and create a new
> > patchset version to reset scores) when pushing to a different branch.
> I have another suggestion, which should be quite easy to implement.
> Either extend the sanity bot, or create a new bot, which listens on
> gerrit's event stream.
> If *the change's owner* (or an approver?) posts a comment reading "Please
> retarget <branch>", run your script on the server side. You need some
> sanity test that ensures this branch exists etc...
> What do you say?
> - Orgad
Actually that work is ongoing :-) I just need get a proper account in the
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