Long-running pull requests are PRs that have been open for a very long time (more than a week).
HOW TO RECOGNIZE IT
Long-running PRs can quickly be identified and filtered by 'open' PR status and sorted by the oldest.
It’s worth checking in to see how you can move the conversation forward.
WHAT TO DO
It’s usually best to first check in with the Submitter.
It’s THEIR RESPONSIBILITY to get their work across the line.
If there is a disagreement, get their read on it and offer advice to move it forward.
Depending on the situation, get the Reviewer’s read on it as well.
Make a decision, and ask anyone that disagrees to ‘disagree and commit’.
Do timely response — when it takes engineers a day to respond to feedback;
that can mean there’s a lot of time spent waiting on others, it should be improved