[ovs-dev] OVN Mailing list and patch submission

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Tue Jul 30 18:59:28 UTC 2019


Mark Michelson <mmichels at redhat.com> writes:

> Hi,
>
> Now that the OVN repo is created and new OVN changes are being
> targeted for it, it seems like a good idea to bring up the topic of
> creating a mailing list for OVN again. Would it be possible to get a
> new OVN mailing list?
>
> A subject that goes hand-in-hand with a new mailing list is patch
> submission for OVN. We can continue to use e-mail like we have with
> OVS, we could use github pull requests, or we could be permissive and
> allow for either (my preference). What are people's thoughts here? For
> e-mail patch submissions, it would be swell if we could have 0-day
> robot work for the OVN project the same as it does for OVS. What would
> we need to do to ensure that this is possible?

I can answer this last question more easily - it just requires a way to
disambiguate between the two trees.  As long as a straight-forward
algorithm can determine whether a patch is destined for one tree vs. the
other, it's easy to make the 0-day bot follow that algorithm.

> Thanks,
> Mark Michelson


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