[oe] [oe-commits] Koen Kooi : angstrom 2009.X: bump automake-native to 1.10. 2 since some idiot deleted 1.10
philip at balister.org
Wed Mar 4 16:42:39 CET 2009
Martyn Welch wrote:
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, den 04.03.2009, 11:54 +0100 schrieb Koen Kooi:
>>> On 04-03-09 11:21, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>>>> Am Mittwoch, den 04.03.2009, 09:59 +0000 schrieb Martyn Welch:
>>>>> "Review" is defined as posting it on the mailing lists and getting
>>>>> positive agreement from two or more core developers.
>>>> Let me propose these kinds of patches being promoted in an unstable
>>>> branch rather than via mailing list. This eases testing and playing
>>>> around with the patch.
>>> Patches posted to the mailinglist get more eyes on them.
>> More eyes but less actual testing, since it involves patching your
>> current tree to be able to see the effects.
> But had a patch deleting multiple versions of a core package been posted
> to the mailing list, people would have had a chance to object. In some
> cases the effect that a patch will have can be quite evident enough by
> looking at it, the patch wouldn't necessarily have needed to actually
> have been applied.
I think both approaches have merit. Patches sent to the list get more
exposure, but there are some changes that will benefit from preparing
the change in a branch so it is easier for people to do some tests.
Mickey's suggestion may even work well with patches reviewed on the
list. I need to read his email when I am not trying to get on a plane :)
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