cloudstack-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Sheng Yang <>
Subject Re: [ACS41] 4.1 branch created
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:06:51 GMT
On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Rohit Yadav <> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 5:29 AM, David Nalley <> wrote:
> ...
>> I've had some folks express interesting in setting up Gerrit for code reviews.
>> That said - it's not like we can't review code that is already
>> committed - we get commit mails after all. Gerrit just helps automate
>> some of that.
> David, sure we've a commits ML does not mean everyone is on it,
> besides searching, commenting is not smooth. It's not a question of
> "want" I think, we need a platform where we can discuss and share
> code, i.e. a code reviewing platform. I researched few of the
> opensource ones, I really want to setup phabricator (our own jzb's
> review [1]), or gerrit or some code reviewing platform and enforce
> that every commit that goes in, goes with some review. If ASF infra
> can give me a VM, I can setup one that can be used by any project and
> not just CloudStack (guide me setup I will). And if we have that, I
> want us to enforce that no one commits on master (and select version
> branches) without a code review so that at least one other person in
> the community has carefully seen every single change. Sure, flame me
> saying that it's an opensource project and everyone's contributing in
> their free time so this won't work (yeah right like it's working so
> well now).
> [1] a review by our very own jzb;
> Regards.
> PS. Let me too rant and explain my view of the world (my works my own,
> lean more on semantics and not syntax); As an engineer who wants to
> join the hacker club, I want to work on best stuff, with best people
> and conquer those problem, puzzles with the best tools, best code,
> best engineering practices. Sure I may have made few of you smile or
> laugh, I think working with CloudStack's large codebase with diagonal
> dependencies and a broad spectrum of computer science domains and
> connecting dots between these components, layers and how this big
> monolithic monster works is interesting enough. In last 6 months, I'm
> sick of the non-issues, see a feature marathon "the quantity", I just
> want us to focus on quality now, let's just aim next releases totally
> on "the quality" and fix our coding practices, so I think we "need" a
> code reviewing platform, gerrit, phabricator, reviewing on ML. I hate
> the code bureaucracy,

Talking about better discussion environment, I still didn't see any
change to our mailing list policy, since we've agreed to change to
LKML style(allow TO/CC shows to involve people in the thread).

Jira ticket is still open without progress:


View raw message