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Re: Reapply patch lost during recent "blind import" oflibtool

On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Loren James Rittle wrote:
> In addition to any English description, a good place to document this
> policy might be in CVSROOT/commitinfo and a supporting script script.
> We could write a simple rule in commitinfo to help enforce this policy
> and the existing policy which covers config.guess (this example could
> be extended to handle other special cases mentioned in your policy
> documentation patch):
> /cvs/gcc/.* true
> /cvs/gcc check-import
> Here is a sample check-import:
> #!/bin/sh
> W1="WARNING: This file should be upgraded from the related external"
> W2="WARNING: master source repository using 'cvs import'."
> W3="WARNING: See for details."
> shift; for i in $*; do case $i in
>   config.guess) echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
>   config.sub) echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
>   ltconfig) echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
> echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
>   libtool.m4) echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
>   ltcf-*.sh) echo $W1; echo $W2; echo $W3; exit 1;;
> esac; done

On 12 Apr 2001, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> I don't have a strong opinion about this.  At first, I like the idea
> of enforcing import-only updates.  On the other, it would seem to
> prevent temporary work-arounds for problems, whenever the maintainers
> of libtool become unresponsive.  Well, one can always import files
> that consist solely of a single patch, instead of a full import, so we
> don't really lose any abilities, whereas we gain warnings for those
> who don't know about the rules.
> Yeah, the more I think about this, the more I like it.

So, how about setting up Loren's script?

Gerald "Jerry"

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