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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: auto-CC for bugs modified via commit tags
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 19:30:01
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: auto-CC for bugs modified via commit tags by Michael Orlitzky
1 On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 9:00 AM Michael Orlitzky <mjo@g.o> wrote:
2 >
3 > Can I request that Bug: and Closes: tags in our commits automatically
4 > CC the committer on the bug that is modified?
5 >
6 > Use case: I often fix (sci-*) bugs that I'm not CCed on, and a user
7 > will leave a comment like "it still crashes on x86" that I never see.
8 > Of course, I could manually CC myself on every bug. But that will send
9 > everyone an extra email, and is forgettable. Plus, avoiding the manual
10 > step is kind of the point of the automation, right?
12 Just to clarify here:
13 For your own commits (e.g. fixing a package you own) you are already
14 typically on the bug..right?
15 I assume the major use case here is proxying commits for others (where
16 they are on the bug, but you are not, either directly, or via an
17 alias?)
19 >
20 > One potential downside is that the commit author could wind up CCed
21 > twice via an alias, but that could be solved with a sufficiently clever
22 > implementation. Or disregarded if it's not too much of a problem in
23 > practice; the bugs will usually be closed, after all.
25 The hooks are all public:
29 Submit a patch and we can update the hook.
31 -A
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35 >