The glibc project now uses patchwork to track its patches; its instance is maintained at If you are one of the glibc MAINTAINERS then you need an account on the patchwork instance to maintain state for patches you review or post. Get in touch with either SiddheshPoyarekar or CarlosODonell to get added to the maintainers list on patchwork.

Following are the main points of the workflow:

Lifecycle of a patch

The state chart below should give a clear idea of the patch lifecycle. States marked in green are considered final states, i.e. patches in those states will not be visible in the default view.


None: Patch Review Workflow (last edited 2014-08-05 14:17:05 by MikeFrysinger)