[openstack-dev] [puppet] Change abandonment policy

Martin Mágr mmagr at redhat.com
Wed Jun 3 11:31:37 UTC 2015

On 06/02/2015 08:39 PM, Colleen Murphy wrote:
> 4) Auto-abandon after N months/weeks if patch has a -1 or -2
> ```
> If a change is given a -2 and the author has been unresponsive for at 
> least 3 months, a script will automatically abandon the change, 
> leaving a message about how the author can restore the change and 
> attempt to resolve the -2 with the reviewer who left it.
> ```
> We would use a tool like this one[1] to automatically abandon changes 
> meeting a certain criteria. We would have to decide whether we want to 
> only auto-abandon changes with -2's or go as far as to auto-abandon 
> those with -1's. The policy proposal above assumes -2. The tool would 
> leave a canned message about how to restore the change.
+1 for auto-abandoning. 3-4 weeks inactivity with -1/-2 seems reasonable 
proof that commiter gave up on patch.


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