Why submitted PRs don't show up on the web interface right away?

Michael Gmelin freebsd at grem.de
Mon Nov 19 21:32:49 UTC 2012

On Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:29:55 -0800
Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:

> Yesterday I submitted the PR and got an acknowledgement e-mail with
> this link: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=173710 Usually
> in such situation this link shows "No PRs Matched Query" in this URL
> for a few hours and then info shows up. But not in this case. Now,
> after 18+ hours, this link still shows "No PRs Matched Query". Few
> questions:
> * What changed? Why PR doesn't show in the web interface?
> * Why don't PRs show up online immediately? Is there some process
> that synchronizes something in batches? What is the point of this
> process?
> * Why FreeBSD submission process doesn't require authentication?
> * I think the captcha in use is very outdated and will be easily
> broken once some hackers will come across it. I think google
> recaptcha would be a very welcome change. Or maybe something a bit
> more creative like https://github.com/josscrowcroft/MotionCAPTCHA
> would also be good. Yuri
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The PR system is still affected by the aftermath of this:


Michael Gmelin

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