How to submit patches (was: DG/UX Port Patches -- second attempt)

Eric Raskin ehr@listworks.com
Mon Jun 14 08:59:00 GMT 1999


Any/all are OK with me.  I just need clarification. :-)

Jeffrey, since you get most of the patches, what do you think?

  Eric 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald Pfeifer [ mailto:pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at ]
> Sent: Monday, June 14, 1999 11:56 AM
> To: Eric Raskin
> Cc: egcs@egcs.cygnus.com
> Subject: How to submit patches (was: DG/UX Port Patches -- second
> attempt)
> 
> 
> [ Moved from egcs-patches to the egcs list. ]
> 
> On Thu, 20 May 1999, Eric Raskin wrote:
> > BTW, no one is clear on whether patches should be sent as 
> attachments or
> > in the message, so I've done both.  Please add this to 
> contribute.html for
> > the future.
> 
> Personally I prefer MIME attachments, as these bear the least risk of
> interferences (like tab-space converions, newlines,...) from the mail
> system and all modern mailers should be able to handle them 
> most easily.
> 
> I agree that we should specify some (list of) preferences on our
> contribute.html pages.
> 
> How about the following?
> 
>  1. Patches as MIME attachments
>  2. Patches as plain text at the end of the mail
>  3. Patches as uuencoded gzipped text at the end of the mail
> 
> Gerald
> -- 
> Gerald "Jerry" pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at 
http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/~pfeifer/




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