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Re: Reapply patch lost during recent "blind import" oflibtool
- To: Loren James Rittle <rittle at latour dot rsch dot comm dot mot dot com>, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>
- Subject: Re: Reapply patch lost during recent "blind import" oflibtool
- From: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>
- Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 13:53:16 +0200 (CEST)
- cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, <rittle at rsch dot comm dot mot dot com>
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:
> W1="WARNING: This file should be upgraded from the related external"
> W2="WARNING: master source repository using 'cvs import'."
> W3="WARNING: See http://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html 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;;
> ltmain.sh) 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" email@example.com http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/~pfeifer/