Notes from Ben's "contribute to ghc" discussion

Joachim Breitner mail at
Sat Sep 24 23:41:58 UTC 2016


Am Samstag, den 24.09.2016, 18:36 -0500 schrieb Christopher Allen:
> > 
> > I think the we'd want to restrict this to Diffs submitted by
> > contributors who already possess commit bits and specifically
> > include a "no-review" tag in the summary.
> Is this intended to address the issues new contributors have in
> contributing to GHC? This looks more insider stuff that misses the
> point if so.
> If new contributors are not part of a conversation about contributing
> to GHC, when and where did that conversation happen and what is being
> done about it?

Let me clarify: The auto-commit-after-build feature is completely
unrelated to new contributors, and purely a way to reduce friction for
regular contributors.

(But everyone benefits as the repo is broken less often with such a
feature at our fingertips.)


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