Getting xserver patches reviewed
daniel at fooishbar.org
Sat Nov 24 17:57:51 PST 2007
On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 02:49:26AM +0100, Jernej Azarija wrote:
> describing what should be done and what kind of help is welcome. I've
> also tried to submit a simple patch adding error checking for a missed
> Xalloc() return value. After about three months, no reply in the
> bugzila was made. (I'm 100% this doesn't happen in the kernel
> community). In the meantime, I've crawled at random places in X
> codebase and found about ~10 memory leaks ,fixed some compiler
> warnings and optimized trivial parts of code. But, the initial ignore
> got me so unmotivated, that I never submitted a patch...
Actually, I can assure you that the Bugzilla also gets neglected in the
kernel community. In general, the best way to submit patches is to send
them to this list, with [PATCH] in the subject. I've vaccuumed up most
of those in the past, and will do another pass when I switch to master
after (eventually) releasing 1.4.1.
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