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Re: GCC 3.0 Branch: Guidelines


>>>>> "Joseph" == Joseph S Myers <jsm28@cam.ac.uk> writes:

    Joseph> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Mark Mitchell wrote:

    >> - Some other miscellaneous, but worthwhile goal.
    >> 
    >> I'm not really sure what these would be, but they might include
    >> making the compiler easier to configure, improving the packaging,
    >> fixing version numbers associated with various things, or what
    >> have you.  Let's take these case by case.

    Joseph> Could improving the documentation be one of the goals allowed for patches
    Joseph> on the branch - on the basis that documentation improvements are unlikely
    Joseph> to break things?

Yes.

    >> Check-in Authority
    >> ==================
    >> 
    >> All the usual maintainers can (and should!) approve patches for the
    >> branch, following the guidelines above.

    Joseph> Does the "obvious fix" rule still apply on the branch?

Yes -- but be especially stringent when considering obviousness.

Thank you,

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