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Re: Patch to GUB to fix Issue 2373

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Patch to GUB to fix Issue 2373
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 16:36:15 +0100
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"Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Graham Percival" <address@hidden>
> To: "Phil Holmes" <address@hidden>
> Cc: "Devel" <address@hidden>
> Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2012 12:50 PM
> Subject: Re: Patch to GUB to fix Issue 2373
>> On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 11:52:04AM -0000, Phil Holmes wrote:
>>> This GUB patch should take the shortcut with the non-existent target
>>> out of the windows build.  Untested, because I can't, but I believe
>>> it's correct.
>> I'm not entirely comfortable pushing patches that are untested
>> unless they're obviously going to work.  I'm willing to let that
>> slide in this case, but I won't push a patch with a silly subject.
>> "fix issue 2373" tells me nothing -- and I probably have more
>> lilypond issue numbers memorized than anybody else on earth.
>> Please send a new patch with the subject "Remove mingw shortcut to
>> examples", or "Remove windows shortcut to examples", or something
>> along those lines.
> And there was me thinking it was a perfect description, since it's all
> documented on the Issue tracker...

The issue tracker is not part of the source.

I tend to use titles like

    Issue 2360: Scheme sandbox fails to load readline module

Those are not actually a perfect description of what the code does, but
at least they are not totally undescriptive without access to the

David Kastrup

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