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Re: [PATCH] Enforce GMP/MPFR version requires and fix fortran/28276,27021
Steve Kargl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 11:24:56AM -0700, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> > Steve Kargl <email@example.com> writes:
> > > How many other patches have simply whithered and died
> > > while waiting for review?
> > http://www.dberlin.org/patches/patches/list
> I have followed the rules as outlined here:
> The patch queue is irrelevant in that a patch listed there
> can bitrot from neglect just like the bitrot that occurs
> with gcc-patches@. If you actually look at the queue
> there are patches listed that are on the order of 12 months
My point is just that the patch queue tells us approximately how many
patches have whithered and died.
I agree that we have a patch review problem. I don't think it is as
serious now as it has been in the past, but I think it is serious. I
have proposed, on IRC, some ideas which I think would help. Either
way, I would strongly resist any sort of "implicitly approved" rule.