[gst-devel] some recent commits ...

Benjamin Otte in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Tue Apr 27 04:41:42 CEST 2004

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:

> So unless there's good reason not to have people revert broken checkins,
> I don't see why they can't spend their time doing so if they want stuff
> to work.
CVS claims I need to update before I check in a fix for the problem. If
someone reverted that, this is going to get me a lot of conflicts and time
spent reapplying what was previously reverted.

And on a personal note people seem to think their work is not appreciated
if it is silently reverted.

>  ... Which is why time is being spent on the buildbot so that those
> of us who really don't want to run make distcheck when they make
> important build changes can at least get some verification about their
> bold selfassumptions :)
As I said: If someone shows no willingness to or can't fix the bug right
now, revert it and announce that to the list, so it is known to anyone
why stuff was reverted.
If OTOH the person is actively resolving the problem let him do so.

Don't expect CVS to always work. We don't release straight from CVS for a


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