Re: cvs commit: src/usr.bin/awk main.c.diff

From: Ruslan Ermilov <ru_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 16:30:33 +0400
On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 04:13:58PM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 03:32:42PM +0400, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 08:29:56AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 12:06:52AM +0400, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > > > I'm pretty sure it will be accepted by Brian since another option
> > > > already allowed its argument to be specified without a preceding
> > > > space, 
> > > 
> > > I don't think so. My experience shows that he does not accept fixes 
> > > easily, f.e. our locale POSIX and GNU awk compatible fixes many people 
> > > send to him several times already. I can't tell for sure about this change 
> > > exactly, but...
> > > 
> > Let's see...  I sent the patches already to Brian.
> 
> It is what we exactly can do, dealing with 3rd party maintainers.
> What happens next is beyond our control...
> But we _must_ keep our local fixes in anyway even they are not accepted.
> 
> BTW, inspecting the nature of arguments fix I think now it have high 
> probability to be accepted. The questions is other our fixes. F.e. do 
> you try to send him locale fixes? I do it several times and got no 
> answer at all.
> 
I did.  He refuses to commit them because he doesn't understand all
the subtleties.  I can dig up his answer in the archives if needed.


Cheers,
-- 
Ruslan Ermilov
ru_at_FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer

Received on Wed Sep 20 2006 - 12:30:36 UTC