[llvm-dev] Proposing a llvm-patch helper script in-tree to create/apply patches without arc

David Greene via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jan 23 08:52:22 PST 2020

Zachary Turner via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:

> I went for years without using arc.  The workflow was basically:
> 1) git format-patch -U999999 HEAD~1
> 2) Go to the phabricator website and click Create Patch
> 3) Click Browse and find the patch file that was emitted in step 1.
> 4) Copy/paste the description of the patch from step 1 into the box.
> 5) Add reviewers.
> It doesn't sound like the proposed script saves you all that many steps.

For me it's more steps because the machine where I have llvm-project
checked out is not my primary browsing machine.  I have to get the patch
file from the remote machine to the local machine.  Admittedly, it's not
hard but it is extra steps.

And no, things like sshfs are not allowed.


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