Proposed Changes to Patches Repository

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Wed Dec 8 21:30:19 PST 2004


Archaic wrote:

>On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 08:26:19PM -0800, Jim Gifford wrote:
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>>Under this SVN Change, the xLFS maintainers, would control their
>>patches, and would be responsible for making sure they meat the
>>patches projects guidelines which would be set by Patch Maintainers,
>>Matt, Bruce, and Robert.
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>So there is to be no standard for patch submission anymore?
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Currently all books follow the submission policy. So no change here.

>>This would also mean the elimination of private patches archives,
>>since you would have full control over the patches for your own books.
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>Good.
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>>As the patches maintainer I would enforce header policies only over
>>the LFS, BLFS, and HLFS patches, everything else would be under the
>>xLFS leaders control.  Hints and other patches, would fall under my
>>control.
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>Okay, I'm confused. At the top you said xLFS maintainers would control
>their patches. To me xLFS maintainter == book developers. But then you
>say just above that non-book patches would be maintained by xLFS
>leaders. Why would book developers maintain non-book patches?
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The way I meant to write it was that xLFS maintainers would maintain 
their own patches, everything outside of the
books would be maintained by me. Thanx for pointing out my miswording!!!



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