Just 3 days after publishing this blog post GitHub made a new blog post:
To make it easier to find the pull requests that need your attention, you can now filter by review status from your repository pull request index.
I have tried this out and it’s great! Like most everything else on GitHub it’s very intuitive and simple to use. I won’t steal their thunder and describe it all here. So go check out the blog post for yourself and read up on the details (screenshots included!).
Continue reading if you’re still interested in incorporating this kind of filtering and labeling into your Gmail account.
I’ve been looking for a way to filter my GitHub Pull Request lists under the condition that a review is requested of me. The online docs didn’t show any filter options for this, so I checked out the @GitHubHelp twitter account. The answer was there on the front page — they don’t support filtering PRs by
@zaghnaboot Adding a filter for reviewers is definitely on our radar, though I don’t have a specific timeline to share. –SJ
— GitHub Support (@GitHubHelp) January 19, 2017
So what is one to do? I’m using Gmail so I began considering what filter options were available to me there. My objectives were to clearly label and highlight:
Interested in knowing more? Read on after the break for all the setup details.