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Re: Improving gengtype (for plugin support notably) - how to get a rather big patch accepted?


Basile Starynkevitch <basile@starynkevitch.net> writes:

> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 12:23 +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> On 08/24/2010 07:38 PM, Basile Starynkevitch wrote:
>> > (actually, this happened to us before e.g.
>> > http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2010-06/msg02178.html  etc).
>> 
>> Sorry, but that's what happens when you ignore the maintainers' opinion.
>> 
>> Do not misunderstand me: I'm very interested in your works and happy to 
>> review your patches.  However, if you are told to do A and do B, 
>> maintainers will only remind you once that you should have done A.
>
> Could you instantiate A & B please?

I think that A is Paolo's suggestion here:

http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2010-06/msg01987.html

B is here:

http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2010-06/msg02178.html

Ian


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