[Development] Using Git notes to reflect actual cherry-picks

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Feb 22 02:21:30 CET 2022

On Saturday, 12 February 2022 07:15:36 PST Tor Arne Vestbø wrote:
> Very cool! As ossi suggests, this could potentially be handled by Gerrit,
> similar to this:
> https://gerrit.googlesource.com/plugins/reviewnotes/%2B/master/src/main/reso
> urces/Documentation/refs-notes-review.md<https://gerrit.googlesource.com/plu
> gins/reviewnotes/+/master/src/main/resources/Documentation/refs-notes-review
> .md>
> If we enable something like this we should namespace the notes, e.g.
> refs/notes/cherry-picks so that fetching and showing them in git log output
> is optional.

I haven't heard anyone volunteer to make this work.

All this requires is that someone run a cron job every week and have rights to 
push to the refs/notes/* hierarchy.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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