[Gluster-devel] Gluster github usage FAQ

Shyam srangana at redhat.com
Tue May 23 14:24:36 UTC 2017


I intend to keep this as a thread, so that we can ask and answer/ponder 
over some of the questions regarding glusters github usage.

Here are a couple to start with:

1) When does one use a github issue# vs a bug#?

- We want commit messages to contain either a github issue# or a bug# 
only, not both. This is not enforced at present (maybe never will).

- We use github for features (at present), hence if any submission to 
code or documentation is a feature, use a github issue# in the commit 
message (of course the assumption is that you already have a github 
issue filed for this purpose).

- We use bugzilla (at present) for filing bugs, hence if any submission 
is a bug fix, use a bug# in the commit message.

2) Do issues get reflected on changes submitted to gerrit but not merged 

- Yes, and thanks to Nigel for that!

- Below is the code that does it (this is devel list after all ;) )
   - Code that updates a github issue when it is referenced in a gerrit 

- Here is an example issue that demonstrates this working
   - https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/issues/153
     - Gluster ant posts messages when changes refer to a issue#
     - github automatically picks up references in commit messages, when 
these are merged and updates the issue#

- For all repositories using gerrit the above is true, for repositories 
not using gerrit (read, glusterdocs repository), github automatically 
handles it for us

Keep the queries/concerns/answers coming, and we can cover the unknowns 


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