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Re: [PATCH] Enforce GMP/MPFR version requires and fix fortran/28276,27021

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 04:11:11PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
> > 4) Over time, reviewers get tired of running into #2 and #3, and
> > start doing reviews in a more timely fashion.
> More likely, 4) reviewers get tired of running into #2 and #3, and
> step down, figuring nobody wants them to review patches anyway.  But
> toplevel patches can't get applied without notice; I have scripts that
> watch them as multiple repositories need to be coordinated.  If you're
> not careful, a mis-applied patch may get merged out of existance.
> I don't like not having my patches reviewed (and I'm a maintainer) but
> I understand that it's *my* reponsibility to keep track of unreviewed
> patches.  Maintainers are not all-knowing.  It's OK to bug us if a
> patch goes unloved for a few weeks, we probably just missed it the
> first time around.
> This thread is kind of silly, since I approved this patch this morning
> (it was buried in a fortran thread, and no, I don't read *every*
> gcc-patches email), even though Steve pinged me - personally - TWICE
> today, once even after I approved it.

Can you send me a copy of the email where you *explicitly*
approved my patch?.  I have been looking through my email logs,
and quite simply what you wrote in the last paragraph seems to
be a fabrication.  I sent you one email (off-list).  I've checked my
email log that saves a copy of every email I send.  I sent you
*one* email directly; otherwise I pinged the mailing lists
(which you freely admit you don't read).  Furthermore, the two
emails, sent by you, are archived in the gcc-patches@ list.  Neither
*explicitly* approves my patch.  In fact, one of those archived
emails (the one that I quote above) suggests that you sent a third
email.  Well, it never arrived.  Spam is filtered to a junk mail
folder, and I also save a copy of every email I receive in a 
backup folder.  The third email does not exist (at least in
my mailboxes).


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