[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Axiom-developer] patches

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] patches
Date: 28 Mar 2006 16:03:41 +0200

Martin Rubey <address@hidden> writes:

| Ralf Hemmecke <address@hidden> writes:
| > On 03/28/2006 08:57 AM, Martin Rubey wrote:
| > > I believe that the following procedure for patches would be a *lot* 
| > > * if necessary, open an issue in IssueTracker
| > > * upload the patch to MathAction
| > > This automatically sends a mail to axiom-developer. In case you want to 
| > > sure, you can additionally send a mail to Tim.
| > 
| > Why don't you use tla?
| > 
| > Make a new branch from axiom--main--1, hack at the new branch and if it is
| > finished, tell Tim that there is something new available ready for merge. 
| > then could investigate that branch, test and check documentation, and if he
| > finds that it is all fine just do a star-merge to axiom--main--1. Would 
that be
| > bad?
| Not too bad, but if the patches are available on IssueTracker, I have the
| information immediately at hand. I find it easier to look up proposed patches
| on IssueTracker than via the ChangeLog of tla.
| Maybe I'm wrong here. It's not so important to me.

No, you're not alone.  Maybe I'm biased too, after a decade of working
on GCC -- where what you describe has been implemented and it works
pretty well. Also, a public review, comments helps other (potential)
contributors to gain understanding of the system.

-- Gaby

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]