[llvm-dev] Phabricator projects/subprojects (& opaque pointer work)

Mehdi AMINI via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 21 21:55:22 PDT 2021

On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 9:45 PM David Blaikie <dblaikie at gmail.com> wrote:

> fair enough - figured I'd check, but yeah, no big deal either way. Maybe
> they'd offer some more chance to help scale up review as the project grows
> and we all drown a bit under the mass of email to -commits lists. Though
> requiring people to manually attribute reviews with projects/etc is
> probably not going to work very reliably.
> Would you mind creating one for opaque pointers? Perhaps "opaque-pointers"
> would be a good name? At least myself and Arthur should be members I think.

Here you go: https://reviews.llvm.org/project/view/106/

> On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 9:26 PM Mehdi AMINI <joker.eph at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Hey David,
>> I think it used to be that anyone could create these, and then we got
>> some unfortunate events where someone would just mess everything up on Phab
>> and we restricted it.
>> I'm open to going back to the "free for all" model, but at the same time
>> it seems that creating projects/subprojects isn't a frequent need either:
>> I've been happy to create them on demand as well for the last year.
>> Cheers,
>> --
>> Mehdi
>> On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 6:21 PM David Blaikie <dblaikie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey Mehdi,
>>> In your capacity as Phabricator admin - I'm wondering what thoughts you
>>> have on Phabricator projects or subprojects. Currently it looks like they
>>> can only be made by certain administrators, but I'm wondering if it'd make
>>> sense to allow more folks to make at least subprojects of LLVM for tracking
>>> certain work? I'd specifically like to create a subproject for the opaque
>>> pointer work to make it clearer all the patches going into that/easier to
>>> track it/etc - but also wondering about the more general issue of
>>> project/subproject creation permissions, etc.
>>> (I see currently the Phab LLVM project has no subprojects - instead
>>> other top level projects exist (I'm a member of the "debug-info" subproject
>>> and "clang-modules" subprojects, which I guess needed some admin to create
>>> them but then arbitrary folks could join them after that) - should they be
>>> subprojects of LLVM instead? I guess it probably doesn't matter greatly at
>>> the moment, but if we allowed more free access to create them, maybe we'd
>>> want more hierarchy)
>>> - Dave
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