In message: <20100307054423.ge70...@dragon.nuxi.org> "David O'Brien" <obr...@freebsd.org> writes: : On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 09:41:40AM +0000, Robert Watson wrote: : > On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: : >> In message <alpine.bsf.2.00.1003050912340.5...@fledge.watson.org>, Robert : >> Watso n writes: : >>> Doing that kind of rearrangement [...] would be a nightmare for anyone : >>> with large [...] patches, so I'd say we could pretty much rule that out : >>> outright. : >> : >> I would say that we should do it occasionally, to encourage these FreeBSD : >> users to contribute as many of their local changes back to the project, as : >> possible :-) : > : > Absolutely -- and rearranging a tree is a good way to invalidate all those : > patches as well :-). : : No, not it isn't. Provide a script to convert path's in the diff. : This is what $LARGE_FREEBSD_USER did when it rearranged it source tree.
You are joking, right? This would be a nightmare for people that integrate early and often. Warner _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"