[llvm-dev] Comments on GitHub commits?

Tom Stellard via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 30 08:57:05 PDT 2019

On 10/30/2019 03:09 AM, Stephan Bergmann via llvm-dev wrote:
> You can apparently leave comments on GitHub commits (instead of commenting at Phabricator, or directly sending a reply to the relevant commit mailing list and relevant CCs).  I once accidentally did that myself (<https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/4a6861a7e5b59be24a09b8b9782255d028e7aade#commitcomment-35540755>) and now (presumably because I'm member of some GitHub group) got mail about <https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/2724d9e12960cc1d93eeabbfc9aa1bffffa041cc#commitcomment-35724925>.
> Do we want to allow such comments?

I think we would like this disabled, but I don't think it's possible.
Or at least I haven't found a way to do it yet.


> If we do, are intended recipients of such comments (esp. in a case like mine above, where there was no @... in the comment and I intended to reach at least the commit's author) reliably informed about them (i.e., is it guaranteed that they will receive a mail)?
> If we don't, is there a way to block such comments on GitHub (and give a message about the preferred communication channels)?

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