Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: CVS and patch usage (Re: Othelo v1.4 + Documentation)
From: Daniel Stenberg (daniel_at_haxx.se)
On Wed, 30 Jul 2003, BlueChip wrote:
> There are no docs to say HOW to make a patch - I am a programmer, not a bash
I wrote this patch guide for exactly this purpose:
Please tell us what you miss or don't understand in it, and I'll make an
> Anyway, eventually, after being mislead a couple of time, I finally worked
I bet Björn got it and committed it and then closed the entry in the tracker.
> ...Minus it's documentation
When you informed him about that fact, he added it to CVS. I guess it was a
> So I endeavoured on a course to get the docs included.
The docs were already in when you still complained. The reasons why you didn't
1. anonymous CVS didn't include it because it hardly works and is delayed like
2. we had missed to edit the FILES file to make the docs get included in the
Item 2 is now fixed, and over time it'll also appear in the anonymous CVS.
> Should my last lot of work (eg. docs) be included (or excluded FOR A REASON)
It was fixed using the original "system": your first patch tracker submission.
> If my persistence is futile, then I will just post the patches somewhere
This is not a fight between you and someone else. I think we all want to
The suggested ways to contribute patches and code are imposed in order to ease
If you have better ideas on how to deal with the vast amounts of code and
> But having tried and failed with the official system ...what's a girl to do?
I can't see how you failed on this. The plugin was committed and the docs were
> > Having all the patches and code contributions in the patch tracker allows
That's just a way for us who deal with the patch tracker entries to hand
> Anyway, there is another alternative, I learn to use CVS and request commit
Well, using CVS is dead easy. I think there are lots of people involved in
The CVS docs page describes the few basic operations you really need to know:
And sure, I'd love to offer you CVS access to let you fiddle with "your"
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
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