[LLVMdev] [cfe-dev] !!! 3.2 Release branch patching and the Code Owners

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sat Nov 17 16:36:26 PST 2012

On Nov 17, 2012, at 12:18 PM, Hal Finkel <hfinkel at anl.gov> wrote:
> I think that the solution to your problem is simple:
> 1. Enforce the intended workflow: If a developer sends a patch to you directly, then send a message back instructing them to send it to the code owner (on list).
> 2. Trust the code owners: Part of the responsibility of being in the CODE_OWNERS file is knowing for what you're responsible and for what you're not. It is not (or should not be) your job to verify a code owner's approval. All you need to verify is that the person giving the approval is a code owner (of something).

This makes perfect sense to me.

> We all appreciate the work that you're putting into this.



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