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Re: FYI: patch: gnu.java.net.protocol.http.Connection


Tom Tromey writes:
 > >>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> writes:
 > 
 > Andrew> http://gcc.gnu.org/contribute.html#patches
 > Andrew> "The ChangeLog entries should be plaintext rather than part of the
 > Andrew> patch since the top of the ChangeLog changes rapidly and a patch to
 > Andrew> the ChangeLog would probably no longer apply by the time your patch is
 > Andrew> reviewed."
 > 
 > I've been a bit more tolerant on java-patches since this doesn't apply
 > to folks who commit their own changes, and since I use
 > clcleanup/cl2patch on patches I apply (these scripts handle this
 > situation automatically).
 > 
 > It's also simple enough to run clcleanup on a diff before posting;
 > that's what I do.

Yeah, but anything that discourages people from reading patches is
surely a Bad Thing.  But I agree this isn't very important: I only
mentioned it because I was replying to the patch anyway.

Andrew.


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