X server commit process

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Fri Oct 16 16:42:09 PDT 2015

What is the current process for pulling into release branches?  Are the breakdowns the same, or is someone specific going to manage release branches?

> On Oct 16, 2015, at 09:21, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> We had a discussion at XDC which resulted in some minor changes in how
> patches are getting merged to the X server. Instead of having everything
> route through me, we've got a group of people doing that work, each
> focused on different areas:
> * Eric Anholt      - glamor
> * Alan Coopersmith - security
> * Peter Hutterer   - input
> * Adam Jackson     - xfree86 backend
> * Keith Packard    - misc
> All of us will also pick up minor patches throughout the tree and get
> them merged.
> We still have a requirement that each patch be marked as Reviewed-by:
> and include a Signed-off-by: line, and need to be 'generally agreed to
> be useful'. The latter is sometimes a judgement call, and will depend on
> the current release process status at times.
> Adam has also been working to reduce the patchwork queue in a desperate
> attempt to make that useful.
> We're hoping that this will reduce the time it takes to merge patches,
> especially as I'm available less regularly.
> -- 
> -keith
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