[OpenWrt-Devel] Patchwork patch state mysteriously changed to "Not applicable"

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Fri Feb 12 07:42:50 EST 2016

On 12/02/2016 11:43, Bob Ham wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-02-12 at 11:03 +0100, Bastian Bittorf wrote:
>> * Bob Ham <rah at settrans.net> [12.02.2016 11:00]:
>>> now has the state of "Not applicable" but there are no comments and it
>>> doesn't say who changed the status.
>> what I see is, that
>> 'luci-app-bmx6/files/usr/lib/lua/luci/model/cbi/bmx6/main.lua' is
>> at least does not belong to openwrt.git - you should send a pull-request
>> to the github/packages where luci-app-bmx6 is maintained.
> Are you saying that the openwrt-devel mailing list is intended to be
> used only for patches for openwrt.git?  If so, this should be reflected
> in the documentation.  I followed the instructions here:
>   https://dev.openwrt.org/wiki/SubmittingPatches
> In particular, section 5 says:
>   "Look in the Makefile if a MAINTAINER macro exists. If so, e-mail that
>   person. Unless you have a reason NOT to do so, always CC openwrt-devel
>   <at> lists.openwrt.org. If no maintainer is listed, send your patch to
>   the ​primary OpenWrt developer's mailing list."
> If the openwrt-devel mailing list is intended only for openwrt.git,
> where should patches for the feeds be sent?  GitHub is a problem.

i closed it incorrectly in that case. i have just set it back to new and
assigned it to jow.

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