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Re: [wwwdocs] Update obvious fix commit policy
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Diego Novillo <dnovillo at google dot com>
- Cc: Richard Earnshaw <rearnsha at arm dot com>, Richard Biener <richard dot guenther at gmail dot com>, gcc-patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>, Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>, David Edelsohn <dje dot gcc at gmail dot com>, Alan Modra <amodra at au1 dot ibm dot com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 07:48:02 -0800
- Subject: Re: [wwwdocs] Update obvious fix commit policy
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On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 7:38 AM, Diego Novillo <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Richard Earnshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I think it might be worth saying that one class of 'obvious' fix that we
>> don't want to go in without prior clearance are bulk white space
>> clean-ups. These can be a right-royal pain to deal with if you're in
>> the middle of a big re-write of a hunk of code.
> Hm, not sure I agree. Those are the most obvious to me. Particularly
> after I get my clang format pony. I've asked for GNU style support.
> It will be a lot easier to keep files properly formatted to the GNU
> Making exceptions to the obvious rule seems illogical to me.
I have found that using git helps to mitigate the merging
pain when the places I am working on have changed
at the same time.