Re: 8.5 development schedule

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.5 development schedule
Date: 2009-07-02 02:29:32
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> There has been discussion about how to be more hard-nosed about
> rejecting patches. I think it has to start with us being more
> hard-nosed about giving patches feedback --- the very idea we had to
> create commit-fests reflects that we historically have not done an
> organized job of processing patches.

> If we review patches as soon as they appear, and give rapid feedback, we
> can easily reject patches that take more than a few days for the patch
> author to resolve, and there would be little slippage; the same goes
> for dealing with known bugs. I know it can be done, but I don't promise
> it would be pleasant.

In other words, you propose dropping the idea of commitfests, and
expecting committers to spend *all* their time reviewing? Tain't

regards, tom lane

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