[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] docs/releasing.html: reword "distro breaking changes" hunk
emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 12:02:57 UTC 2017
On 21 February 2017 at 11:02, Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at imgtec.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, 2017-02-21 09:41:18 +0100, Nicolai Hähnle wrote:
>> On 20.02.2017 20:27, Emil Velikov wrote:
>> > From: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
>> > Suggested-by: Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at imgtec.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
>> > ---
>> > docs/releasing.html | 6 +++---
>> > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> > diff --git a/docs/releasing.html b/docs/releasing.html
>> > index 048aa1f7a4..26daf505a5 100644
>> > --- a/docs/releasing.html
>> > +++ b/docs/releasing.html
>> > @@ -171,9 +171,9 @@ Now go to
>> > <a href="https://bugs.freedesktop.org/editversions.cgi?action=add&product=Mesa" target="_parent">Bugzilla</a> and add the new Mesa version X.Y.
>> > </p>
>> > <p>
>> > -Check for rare that there are no distribution breaking changes and revert them
>> > -if needed. Extremely rare - we had only one case so far (see
>> > -commit 2ced8eb136528914e1bf4e000dea06a9d53c7e04).
>> > +Check that there are no distribution breaking changes and revert them if needed.
>> > +For example: files being overwritten on install, etc. Happens extremely rare -
> With that,
> Reviewed-by: Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at imgtec.com>
>> > +we had only one case so far (see commit 2ced8eb136528914e1bf4e000dea06a9d53c7e04).
>> Any advice on *how* to find such changes?
> How did you find you needed 2ced8eb136528, for instance?
In this particular case I've explained [tried to at least] how it will
break things, nacked the patch(es) was ignored and things got merged.
Generally I skim through the Makefile changes, although I should think
of something better.
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