Proposed Changes to Patches Repository

Archaic archaic at
Wed Dec 8 20:43:26 PST 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 08:26:19PM -0800, Jim Gifford wrote:
> Under this SVN Change, the xLFS maintainers, would control their
> patches, and would be responsible for making sure they meat the
> patches projects guidelines which would be set by Patch Maintainers,
> Matt, Bruce, and Robert.

So there is to be no standard for patch submission anymore?

> This would also mean the elimination of private patches archives,
> since you would have full control over the patches for your own books.


> As the patches maintainer I would enforce header policies only over
> the LFS, BLFS, and HLFS patches, everything else would be under the
> xLFS leaders control.  Hints and other patches, would fall under my
> control.

Okay, I'm confused. At the top you said xLFS maintainers would control
their patches. To me xLFS maintainter == book developers. But then you
say just above that non-book patches would be maintained by xLFS
leaders. Why would book developers maintain non-book patches?


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