On Monday, October 17, 2016 9:23:09 AM EDT Michał Górny wrote: > > Example: udev people had problems with MULTILIB_WRAPPED_HEADERS > in the past. Instead of contacting me (which would result in helpful > explanation how to do things properly), they abused bash to disable > the check function implicitly in the ebuilds.
Should we call "bash protective services" to report the abuse? They and I have no tolerance for bash abusers, they should be dealt with swiftly... Now to go abuse ksh... > Nobody bothered to inform me of the issue there. Instead, I had to > notice it looking at the udev ebuilds accidentally. Furthermore, in > most of the ebuilds the workaround was no longer necessary but nobody > bothered to check that. How would they know to contact you? Is it documented as the work flow somewhere? > So we have a problem that affects around a half of git-r3 packages > (using quick grep, results inaccurate), however minor it is. Worse, it > affects the policy of preferring https and causes some people to reject > the policy silently. And nobody gives a damn to report it! If you see a problem fix it. If you have something to contribute to further a package then make the change. That in my opinion is working as a team, collaboration. Also report the issues/changes in the log, tends to make a better argument in the long run and a better learning process and environment. -- William L. Thomson Jr.
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