[llvm-dev] [RFC] Helping release management

Justin Bogner via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 17 12:04:53 PDT 2016

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:
> On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 6:07 PM, Quentin Colombet via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> For A, the idea is to have an automatic way to update the PRs (like resolved
>> and fixed with a revision number) when some keywords are set (like fixes
>> PR#). The idea with Diffusion is to have a field that marks the commit has
>> been a fix and that we could manually set if we forgot to set the keyword at
>> commit time.
> Like someone else pointed out, the PR shouldn't necessarily be marked
> fixed because there's a commit referring to it.
> The way I'd propose is simply a commit hook that adds a message to the
> bug: "Commit rXXX refers to this bug:\n\n(quote of commit message)".
> Note that this would also fire when a commit referring to a PR gets
> reverted (assuming the reverting commit doesn't botch the commit
> message), etc., which is super useful for those following along on the
> bug's cc list.

+1. This would be a very useful thing to have, regardless of where the
rest of this thread goes.

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