obrien at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 12 18:48:08 UTC 2012
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 09:56:45PM -0700, Jason Evans wrote:
> I have the current version of jemalloc integrated into libc as contrib/jemalloc:
Looking at the latest patch
I cannot tell for sure if you did an 'svn move' of the files from
lib/libc/stdlib/ to contrib/jemalloc/. It looks to me like they have
not. If not, can you regen the diff after using 'svn move' so we
maintain log history?
> * Is it acceptable to check this in directly to trunk without using a
> vendor branch? For the import workflow I have planned, a vendor branch
> would just be extra work with no benefit that I can see.
I do not think it is acceptable. Our workflow is to do vendor imports.
They are invaluable in tracking down history and changes years after the
fact. They are also very valuable to commercial third-parties that
consume FreeBSD into their products (I speak for Juniper Networks in
Why do you feel they are [measurably] extra work with no benefit?
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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