What is a Patch Queue Manager?

A Patch Queue Manager (PQM) is a program that sits on top of a repository (or set of repositories) and handles all kind of write access to it according to a set of policies like:

The nice thing is that a PQM can be VCS-neutral (although a centralised VCS doesn't need such a system).

What are the available options

The one I know of is the Bazaar one, inherited from Arch/tla days written by Robert Collins and now maintained through his work at Canonical. More information here. The repository can be found here: PQM repository in bzr format

Patch_Queue_Manager (last edited 2008-06-17 21:38:07 by localhost)