New development model check-in.
tiago.vignatti at nokia.com
Thu Nov 19 08:18:45 PST 2009
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 05:06:50PM +0100, ext Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 01:41 +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 02:48:45PM +0100, Luc Verhaegen wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:30:53AM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > > I don't think that's necessarily true in areas that aren't EXA;
> > > > certainly, no-one else has complained, and the patch flow from both
> > > > regular and one-off contributors seems to be very similar to what it was
> > > > before the change.
> > > >
> > > > I can't speak for Keith, but I would've assumed that as a major
> > > > subsystem responsible for some inordinately large percentage of commits
> > > > these days, that EXA would have (at least) one tree where one could pull
> > > > from to obtain the latest reviewed and mergeable EXA commits. It makes
> > > > everyone's lives a lot easier -- including yours, because you don't have
> > > > to patchbomb the list and follow up doggedly on the patchbombs. One
> > > > mail ('please pull the EXA tree') would suffice.
> > >
> > > So if this mode of working is now imposed, does that mean that our ~ on
> > > annarchy, which will supposedly hold such trees, will be backed up now?
> > Right now, it's not, but someone proposed backing up at least the git
> > trees, which I think makes a great deal of sense.
> > I'd be pretty concerned if a git tree for a major component like EXA
> > vanished with no-one at all having any kind of copy of it though;
> > wouldn't you?
> In the last data loss, my ~anholt/mesa disappeared. I figured I'd
> re-upload it at some point, but there are a bunch of branches to put up,
> so I put it off. Some people wanted some of it, but meh. Yesterday, in
> the midst of some travel-related sleep-dep I nearly hosed my Mesa git
> tree, and realized that my backup of my Mesa tree (annarchy) wasn't
> backed up at the moment, and I could have lost everything.
> Yeah, my laptop should be backed up. But could we please backup
> annarchy for imperfect people?
Yeah, I lost my implementation of the X server with the separate thread for
input stuffs. Would be nice to have it for future references or whatever. So
let's please backup annarchy!
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