Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Question about git style
From: Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:09:12 +0100
On 07-01-18 22:36, Dario Lombardo wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken, that is not requested. A draft change in gerrit is a change
> sent to the special branch refs/drafts/master. This is a real draft, that
> differs from a regular change for the fact that it's not visible to others,
> until it gets promoted to refs/for/master. A draft change can be reviewed, but
> this requires the author to manually add reviewers. A [WIP] change it's just a
> regular change, where the author is informing others that the change is not
> ready to merge. This is a common practice across projects and VCSes, but it's
> not enforced by anything on git/gerrit. Nothing prevents a [WIP] change to be
> merged. From my experience Wireshark developers do that to make the review
> process easier (for instance because petri dish can't be triggered on a draft
> change), allowing anyone interested in reviewing it on board.
> Dario.

Hi Dario,

Maybe you can write something like this on
https://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/SubmittingPatches to make this more well
known.

Thanks,
Jaap