[racket-dev] Code review tool

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Aug 15 04:04:07 EDT 2010

On Aug 14, Vincent St-Amour wrote:
> Last week at PLT day, there was some discussion about code review,
> and how to potentially integrate it with our workflow.
> I found the following tool which may help:
> http://code.google.com/p/gerrit/
> If I understand correctly, commits that are pushed don't go directly
> to the main repository; instead, they go to an intermediate repo,
> where any authorized user can approve them and push them to the main
> repo.

There are several ways to achieve this, gerrit is one tool that is
getting popular, another is manual integration by a human (as done in
git, and as effectively done in plt during releases), and yet another
is a tool that picks up patches sent to a mailing list and stores them
in a place that is convenient to later merge.

All of these will make developement much harder, more so given the
high percentage of git newbies which will need to face an even more
complicated workflow.

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