[GRASS-dev] GRASS at GForge first steps

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at centrum.cz
Tue Nov 7 02:10:59 EST 2006

On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 06:11:08PM +1300, Hamish wrote:
> Jachym Cepicky wrote:
> > 
> > I will do it (try to do it). What exactly am I supposed to do? My
> > imaginatio is following:
> >     
> >     - Someone will submit some patch to wald
> >     - I (or someone else) will examine the patch, look if it does what
> >       it is supposed to do and paste my comment about this patch to
> >       grass-dev list
> >     - If it will be only small correction, I'll apply the patch to CVS
> >       immediately
> >     - If it will be bigger change and nobody will complain in
> >     grass-dev
> >         within a week or so, I'll commit the change too.
> > 
> > Anything else? Or do I understand this task completely wrong?
> I prefer to be more conservative, adding code to CVS should be opt-in
> not opt-out. A patch needs a developer-supporter to give it the ok,
> versus falling into CVS by default. 

So if I understand it right, the last point in my decision tree will
    - If it will be bigger change and there will be no consensus
      agreement, I'll leave the patch uncommited.

Is it right?


> (see PSC code accountability
> requirements) I don't think it is bad that many patches could collect
> there, or at least that is better than bad patches falling into CVS by
> default because devels were busy that week.
> 10c, (NZ just abolished the 5c coin, and abolished the 1,2c coins in the
> early 90s; but after the exchange rate the 10c is a lot less than it
> sounds ;)
> Hamish

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