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

David Blaikie via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 21 23:10:36 PDT 2021


Arthur - could you make sure any reviews you're doing or sending are tagged
with this project?

On Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 9:55 PM Mehdi AMINI <joker.eph at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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