Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-30 Thread Andrew Savchenko
On Thu, 3 Nov 2016 21:49:16 + Robin H. Johnson wrote: > On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 05:36:03PM -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > > On Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:14:56 AM EDT William Hubbs wrote: > I have posted about this subject before, and I'll go and dust off the > proposal with the last

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-15 Thread Austin English
On 11/03/2016 04:49 PM, Robin H. Johnson wrote: > On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 05:36:03PM -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: >> On Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:14:56 AM EDT William Hubbs wrote: > I have posted about this subject before, and I'll go and dust off the > proposal with the last changes

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Rich Freeman
On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 5:36 PM, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > On Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:14:56 AM EDT William Hubbs wrote: >> >> I am also in favor of the metadata approach. > > Also it may start inching things towards restricting areas of the tree to said > members of

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Robin H. Johnson
On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 05:36:03PM -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > On Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:14:56 AM EDT William Hubbs wrote: I have posted about this subject before, and I'll go and dust off the proposal with the last changes added, when I have time soon hopefully. > > I am also in

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:14:56 AM EDT William Hubbs wrote: > > I am also in favor of the metadata approach. The only downfall is you end up with lots of package/developer specific policies which may become complex and a nuisance. It is likely better to have more of a global policy.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread William Hubbs
On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 09:54:39AM -0400, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 9:45 AM, Ian Stakenvicius wrote: > > > > > > Although metadata.xml is one way to do this, since it is more of a social > > thing than a technical one I think it might be better to wikify it

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Rich Freeman
On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 9:45 AM, Ian Stakenvicius wrote: > > > Although metadata.xml is one way to do this, since it is more of a social > thing than a technical one I think it might be better to wikify it instead -- > each dev can list their "please fix my package" preferences

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Ian Stakenvicius
> On Nov 3, 2016, at 8:21 AM, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote: > >> On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 1:15 PM, Nick Vinson wrote: >> Just doing that one little thing would have prevented or shutdown the >> arguments I have seen. > > Yes, obviously of course. > > But

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Jason A. Donenfeld
On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 1:15 PM, Nick Vinson wrote: > Just doing that one little thing would have prevented or shutdown the > arguments I have seen. Yes, obviously of course. But sometimes it's just easier and quicker to meddle in somebody else's ebuild to improve a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Nick Vinson
On 11/03/2016 03:16 AM, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote: > Hey guys, > > Every other day on IRC, I see people arguing about touching each > others packages, despite our policies against it. (Sometimes it's even > me who's doing the touching!) My instinctive reaction is always, > "can't everybody calm

[gentoo-dev] Optimizing toe stepping

2016-11-03 Thread Jason A. Donenfeld
Hey guys, Every other day on IRC, I see people arguing about touching each others packages, despite our policies against it. (Sometimes it's even me who's doing the touching!) My instinctive reaction is always, "can't everybody calm down and be happy somebody is doing your work for you?" The