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Re: backport.pl

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 06:55:29 +0100

On 25.01.2012 22:11, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Using tools/dist/backport.pl, I can fully process 3-4 approved
> STATUS entries in 15 seconds by pressing 'y' three times.
> (Reference: r1235925:r1235929 and r1213744:r1213747.)
>
> At this point I wonder how this could be made more efficient. Options
> include:
>
> - Converting people who merge/commit backports manually to use backport.pl
>
> - Teaching backport.pl to run the merge with a --accept option, given
> such instructions in the STATUS entry
>
> - Assuming the 'y' input without human intervention; at this point we
> could just run backport.pl, unmanned, from cron.
>
> Thoughts?

- Rewriting it in a programming language that's not write-only? :-P

-- Brane
Received on 2012-01-26 06:56:33 CET

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