Vertical split patch in sysutils/screen
Jeremie Le Hen
jeremie at le-hen.org
Sat Feb 17 09:13:34 UTC 2007
Sorry for the late reply.
On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 05:31:59PM -0800, Cy Schubert wrote:
> In message <20070129222655.GL64768 at obiwan.tataz.chchile.org>,
> Jeremie Le Hen writes:
> > Yes, I know the principle of upstream sources and I perfectly agree
> > with you. However, I think the patch have already been brought to
> Is it possible they have not looked at it yet?
A friend has been using it for a while.
> > attention of screen-devel at gnu.org. The problem is that this patch
> > breaks some features, as described in the "Bugs" section of its
> > webpage  and have this not been adopted.
> Would you have a PR number or something that I can follow up on at gnu.org?
> Even better would be if someone could point me to any correspondence about
> this on the screen-devel mailing list archvies.
PR on savannah.gnu.org are very weak, not to say completely useless:
There are a couple of posts relating to the vsplit patch on
screen-users@, the latest one being:
There is nothing more on screen-devel at .
> > I fully understand you don't want to break screen. However I am
> > a user of this patch and I don't care about the broken features,
> > and so does a friend of mine. I supposes there might be other users
> > in this case, so I've made the patch.
> I'm sure others might be concerned about breakage even if you are not.
> > I would understand if you didn't want to commit this. However if
> > you agree to commit it with a bug warning message, I can correct
> > my patch to add this message in which I will detail the broken
> > features.
> > Please, let me know about your decision.
> I would rather not commit anything that would break the software, even if
> the user has the option of knowingly and intentionally breaking it through
> an option I provide. I don't know if the screen developers at gnu.org are
> unwilling to incorporate the patch in the base software. I'm not enamoured
> with the proposed patch.
> Unless the "Bugs" can be addressed I don't think it should be committed.
Ok, I understand your point of view. I hope someone will take some
time to fix the remaining issues soon.
Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >
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