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Re: toplevel commits [was Re: Fix make -j4 installs]
On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, Brooks Moses wrote:
> Also, I was going to ask if any of this was documented in the
> gcc.gnu.org webpages anywhere, and was going to propose to add it to
> http://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html -- but then I noticed that
> there's already a tiny hidden mention of it in the "Upstream Packages"
> section. I think it really ought to be moved out of there into its own
> section, since it's not really an "upstream" package; I propose to write
> a patch to do that if it seems useful.
Yes, please. Thanks for the offer! :-)
> (For that matter, that bit of documentation really could be improved to
> mention the fact that places like RedHat use a combined-tree build
> process, rather than using the rather weak "we're doing this because
> some people hope to eventually merge the repositories" justification.)
Sounds good. Is this something you could add to the patch you are going