Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Felipe Contreras
> <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
>>> Please don't. This script is useful to build with the MSVC IDE, which
>>> enables us to use their excellent debugger.
>> If you want this script to remain in contrib, please:
>> a) Write at least a few tests
>> b) Write some documentation
>> c) Explain why it cannot live outside the git.git repository like other
>> tools. 
> (Adding Marius, the original author to the CC-list)
> Uh, why is such a burden required all of a sudden?
It isn't. As far as I can tell, the only point of this patch series
was to prove a point. If a patch from the series happens to be useful
then that's great, but otherwise it's mostly an act of protest as far
as I can tell.
(From my point of view, this kind of protest is not really a good way
to reward people who have made good contributions to contrib/ in the
past, so I hope it doesn't happen often.)
I'm happy the MSVC build scripts are in git.git. Thanks for keeping
them maintained well.
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