Re: What is tip-bot?

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 17:53:58 EST

On 02/19/2013 02:36 AM, Alexander Holler wrote:
Am 19.02.2013 10:54, schrieb richard -rw- weinberger:
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Alexander Holler
<holler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

until now I could successfully suppress my curiosity about those tip:foo
messages, but as the bot (or one of them) has now catched me too, I
want to
ask what it is.

Searching for "tip(-)bot" or similiar doesn't reveal some useful info
obvious reasons). Could someone give me an URL to source or
about that tool so that I can enlight myself about it's meaning?

AFAIK tip-bot is a set of shell scripts used by _T_glx, _I_ngo and
_P_eter. :)

So messages from tip-bot are just acknowledgments (like those from Greg)
that a patch has found it's way into one of the trees, with the
difference that tip-bot sends those acknowledgments to lkml too, whereas
Greg's scripts send them only to involved parties and not the lkml?

Yes, that is my understanding of it.

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