Appropriate way of submitting multiple related ports at once?

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat Oct 20 10:21:36 PDT 2007

On Sat, 20 Oct 2007 18:55:14 +0200 [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > On Sat, 20 Oct 2007 16:09:56 +0200 [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> >> Q wrote:
> > 
> >>> I have written a collection of ports (16 in total) for building a
> >>> typical Apple WebObjects deployment environment. As most of these ports
> >>> depend on one another in some way could someone advise what the most
> >>> appropriate way to submit these ports as a bundle would be?
> > 
> >> Why don't you just pack them all into a single shar archive and submit them as
> >> one PR? That's what I'd do.
> > 
> > I'd say that this depends upon the sibmitters' experience with ports
> > PRs. If there is none committers' questions, etc at the PR - it's
> > fine. Otherwise I'd prefer to deal with ports per PR.

> Well, you can submit several shar files in one PR and they can be tested,
> patched and commited one by one. The PR simply would be closed after all ports
> have successfully been committed.

Seems I was not clear, sorry. It so happens that I usually send
two-four followups per ports PR for a submitter to polish the
patches (BTW, nobody complained so far). In that case if all ports are
at one PR that may become a nightmare. ;-)


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