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Re: [Axiom-developer] Axiom on FreeBSD - current patch set

From: Mark Murray
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Axiom on FreeBSD - current patch set
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 15:58:57 +0100

root writes:
> Mark,
> > Thanks a lot for incorporating the FreeBSD fixes! (How long does it
> > take for them to be visible on the publicly visible CVS server?)
> There is quite a lag because I do a fair bit of testing before release.
> And, as you know, a single complete build can take hours. I normally
> do many incremental builds and several complete builds before release
> (and one complete build after release to try to catch bad uploads).
> You'll see some of the process when I hit your server. It's more
> important to get it right than get it fast. Plus it won't be obvious
> but I reformat and document files I touch. So compare the difference
> between one of the files you fixed such as wtc.c.pamphlet before and 
> after and you'll see that I've spent time reverse-engineering the C 
> code structure and documenting it. This has no effect on the generated
> code (well, almost none. most comments are no longer sent to the C
> compiler) but will make maintaining the system easier in the long run,
> which is the whole point of pamphlet files.

Gotcha. Thanks again!

Mark Murray
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