Re: [dev] Patch apply status overview

From: Silvan Jegen <>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:18:32 +0100

[2019-01-31 20:47] Hiltjo Posthuma <>
> I'd like to show an experiment I made for automatically testing patches on the
> wiki. Its purpose is it to have a quick overview of broken patches on the wiki.
> I hope this will also help the community and patch authors in fixing these
> patches together and pushing them to the public wiki repository.
> HTML view:
> CSV parsable list:
> It is sorted currently by: project, patch name, project version.

Cool and useful stuff!

> The HTML view links to the original index page of the patch and the stderr and
> stdout output of the patch command. Patches are tested with the command:
> patch -p1 -t -C < patchfile
> The exitcode is the exitcode of this command ($?).
> It works by parsing the project, version/revision from the patch filename then
> it creates a clean tree from the project git repository of this revision and
> tries to apply the patch. It is important the patches are consistent and
> correctly named on the wiki. For format guidelines see:
> It also finds incorrect revision names, these are shown on this link for now:
> I'm unsure if this will be run automated or so, but it was fun to write anyway.

Having something like this run in an automated fashion at a regular
interval seems useful to me.

Is the code that you used to generate this page available somewhere?


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