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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
to write?

Gerald


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