Big patches

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Fri Aug 19 09:54:40 UTC 2011


Chris Rees wrote:

> On 19 August 2011 08:55, Helmut Schneider <jumper99 at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Mark Linimon wrote:
> > 
> >> Sorry, I did not see your message and emailed you separately.
> >> 
> >> GNATS has a spamcatcher for > 500k messages (mostly this catches
> >> viruses).  Normally I handle such PRs manually before the cleanup
> >> process runs, but I forgot to do it this time.  (I only took a
> >> glance.)
> >> 
> >> Does the plist change dramatically every time the ports are
> >> updated?
> > 
> > Yes.
> > 
> >> Is there any way around this if so?  Such large changes put stress
> >> not only on GNATS (it is, after all, a database), but also on the
> >> CVS repository when the updates are committed.
> > 
> > I generated the plist in the past but not very long time ago I was
> > told (and let me quote): "generation the plist is not considered a
> > good practice" :)
> > 
> 
> Except when the plist changes dramatically. See Perter's Handbook :)

Will the maintainer who proposed me to create a static plist please
stand up, please stand up, please stand up? ;)



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