On 6 May 2014 08:01, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> [fixed David's address in cc list]
Ah, right. Wasn't sure what was going on there.
> On Tue, May 06, 2014 at 07:54:30AM +1000, James Denholm wrote:
>> Given that subtree subtree doesn't really generate a lot of discussion,
>> would it be advisable to wrap this up (barring further discussion) and send
>> it off to Junio rather than waiting for further community consensus?
> I do not know if "lack of discussion" is a good reason to consider
> something in good shape; oftentimes it is a sign that nobody is
> interested in the area. We usually rely on "area maintainers" to give an
> OK to the patches if they are not something that the maintainer himself
> has an interest in.
Yeah, I certainly only meant that in the context of this particular
> However, in this case, you did get review, and I think it is pretty easy
> to see the patches are good even if one does not care about the
> particular area. So I think they are fine to pass on and apply.
Sounds good, I'll send it on up now. Thanks again for the help.
> Note also that patches like this are a great place to get started, as
> they help build trust in a contributor, who can later help out with
> area maintenance.
Yeah, to be honest, beyond the immediate goal of getting subtree in more
distros, that is kinda the plan. A bit of a practical experience in
contributing to the project, learning the specific ropes and such
before proposing more substantial discussion and fixes/changes.
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