On Saturday, 27 October 2012 at 12:10 AM, Herman van Rink wrote:
> On 10/22/2012 04:41 PM, d...@cray.com (mailto:d...@cray.com) wrote:
> > Herman van Rink <r...@initfour.nl (mailto:r...@initfour.nl)> writes:
> > > On 10/21/2012 08:32 AM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> > > > Herman van Rink <r...@initfour.nl (mailto:r...@initfour.nl)> writes:
> > > >
> > > > > Junio, Could you please consider merging the single commit from my
> > > > > subtree-updates branch?
> > > > > https://github.com/helmo/git/tree/subtree-updates
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > In general, in areas like contrib/ where there is a volunteer area
> > > > maintainer, unless the change something ultra-urgent (e.g. serious
> > > > security fix) and the area maintainer is unavailable, I'm really
> > > > reluctant to bypass and take a single patch that adds many things
> > > > that are independent from each other.
> > >
> > >
> > > Who do you see as volunteer area maintainer for contrib/subtree?
> > > My best guess would be Dave. And he already indicated earlier in the
> > > thread to be ok with the combined patch as long as you are ok with it.
> > Let's be clear. Junio owns the project so what he says goes, no
> > question. I provided some review feedback which I thought would help
> > the patches get in more easily. We really shouldn't be adding multiple
> > features in one patch. This is easily separated into multiple patches.
> > Then there is the issue of testcases. We should NOT have git-subtree go
> > back to the pre-merge _ad_hoc_ test environment. We should use what the
> > usptream project uses. That will make mainlining this much easier in
> > the future.
> > If Junio is ok with overriding my decisions here, that's fine. But I
> > really don't understand why you are so hesitant to rework the patches
> > when it should be realtively easy. Certainly easier than convincing me
> > they are in good shape currently. :)
> If it's so easy to rework these patches then please do so yourself.
> It's been ages since I've worked on this so I would also have to
> re-discover everything.
>From a quick survey, it appears there are no more than 55 patches
squashed into the submitted patch.
As I have an interest in git-subtree for maintaining the out-of-tree
version of vcs-svn/ and a desire to improve my rebase-fu, I am tempted
to make some sense of the organic growth that happened on GitHub.
It doesn't appear that anyone else is willing to do this, so I doubt
there will be any duplication of effort.
David Michael Barr
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