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Re: Localized write permission for OS maintainers


On Thursday 2014-12-18 10:05, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> I have a question regarding the localized write permission for OS 
> maintainers. In
> 
> https://www.gnu.org/software/gcc/svnwrite.html
> 
> we have
> 
> "Localized write permission.
> 
>    This is for people who have primary responsibility for ports, front
>    ends, or other specific aspects of the compiler. These folks are
>    allowed to make changes to areas they maintain and related
>    documentation, web pages, and test cases without approval from
>    anyone else, and approve other people's changes in those areas. They
>    must get approval for changes elsewhere in the compiler.
> 
>    Maintainers of a port maintain the relevant files in |gcc/config|,
>    documentation, web pages, and test cases and aspects of these
>    relevant to that port. Port maintainers do not have approval rights
>    beyond this."
> 
> Does this cover OS specific areas in the gcc/config.gcc file?  For example:
> 
> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2014-12/msg01214.html

I would say so, yes.  As a rule of thumb, as long as you do not
make a change that can (negatively) impact a different port or OS,
you're good.

Gerald


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