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Re: commit access policies

From: Sergio Lopez
Subject: Re: commit access policies
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 22:01:38 +0100

El dom, 13-11-2005 a las 21:14 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt escribió:
>    http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/hurd-devel/2002-05/msg00060.html
>    Here, Roland clearly states that gnumach-1-branch is only for
>    bugfixes.
> That was 3 years ago, when OSKit was all the rage.  gnumach-1-branch
> is far far simpler to maintain, as has been shown by the continues
> efforts to keep it working as it should including bug fixes, new
> drivers, and what not.  I don't even think that HEAD actually works at
> all right now, and I really don't care.  The benefits of having
> everything in one tree outweigh the benefits of spliting it up just
> cause there are more drivers in OSKit that nobody actually uses.  Most
> NIC's are now supported by GNU Mach 1.x + my NIC patch.  This and the
> SCSI drivers are really the only drivers that we even remotley
> support.  The change to OSKit doesn't add anything, other than a
> headache.
> So there is no reason not to revert the `bug fixes only' rule for
> gnumach-1-branch, if there is a tier one who checks patches.

That was a maintainer decission, so until Roland (or another maintainer)
says something against it, I must assume that this rule stills in force.

Sergio Lopez

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