Please note that today I will start abandoning patches have not been updated in the last
If you find that one of your patches has been abandoned, and wish to restore it, you can
use the following URL to identify your abandoned patches:
From: James Harris <james.r.harris(a)intel.com>
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:53 PM
To: Storage Performance Development Kit <spdk(a)lists.01.org>
Subject: Cleaning up old patches on GerritHub
I’d like to do some housecleaning on the open SPDK patches on GerritHub. I suspect a lot
of older patches out there have been abandoned in mind, but not abandoned on GerritHub.
Cleaning these up will make it easier for patch reviewers (especially the maintainers) to
know what needs to be reviewed.
If you have a patch that has not been updated in the last 3 months, please do one of the
1. Abandon the patch in GerritHub yourself if it’s no longer relevant.
2. Rebase your patch on top of latest master and push the new revision to GerritHub.
This will reset the clock and indicate the patch is still relevant and in need of
Any patch with a last update of 3 months or more will be abandoned by one of the core
maintainers starting 2 weeks from now – April 11th.
Also note that any patch that is abandoned is not deleted – you still have the option to
restore the patch and then push a rebased version.