generic-build-script maintainership (WAS Re: non-widget child "DropSiteManager" error)

Igor Pechtchanski
Fri Jan 23 13:52:00 GMT 2004


I hope what I said below didn't come out as "I will take over
maintainership".  I may be able to commit a few patches (since I have
access already), but I doubt I'll have much time for extensive testing or
reviewing of others' patches.  It would make me much more comfortable if
someone else served as a buffer between me and the raw CVS, and at least
reviewed and approved my (and others') patches.  If you wish, we could do
it the way Pierre, Thomas, and others with commit access deal with the
winsup repository: they can commit, but their patches have to be approved
by either CGF or Corinna first.  If you want to serve as an approver
(maintainer) and double-check my decisions, I can take care of committing
the patches.

On Fri, 23 Jan 2004, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:

> My previous response notwithstanding, if you (Igor) do intend to take over
> maintainership of the generic build script, please feel free to go ahead and
> do it - I'll spend the time on something else (I've received a request to
> ITP libsegv, which currently fails two of four testsuite tests, and will look
> into it; I've also received a request to add a couple of POSIX system calls
> to Cygwin (for which I'd have to print, sign and send the copyright waiver,
> which is on my TODO list for next week) and I have a draft design for
> pluggable fhandlers, based on what fhandlers were like before cgf changed
> them for 1.5.6.. (I haven't checked out the current version from CVS yet to
> adapt my design).
> I really do intend to spend a month's time on this project (including the
> update of the documentation) and I also do intend to make sure I can continue
> working on Cygwin-related work when I start looking for a paid job again..
> rlc
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 02:58:01PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 02:43:00PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > >Does <> count as
> > > >(temporarily) passing the baton?
> > >
> > > Yes.  What are you waiting for?  :-)
> > >
> > > cgf
> >
> > I don't have "a month worth of developers time". :-)
> >
> > I do plan to try to at least get my patches (which I already understand)
> > into the generic-build-script at some point in the near future.  Time
> > permitting, others may follow.
> >       Igor

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