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

Ronald Landheer-Cieslak
Fri Jan 23 15:24:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 08:52:42AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> I hope what I said below didn't come out as "I will take over
> maintainership".
Not really: I think the ``I don't have "a month worth of developers time". :-)''
was pretty clear that you didn't intend to take over maintainership :)
Just wanted to make sure, though :)

> 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.
As the generic build script is pretty wide-spread I definitely understand
that :)

> 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.
Good idea - I'll be happy to check the different patches and it doesn't 
require me to have commit access :)

Once again, though: the "month of developer's time" doesn't start for another
three weeks. Before that, I won't be able to do much of anything as far as
Cygwin is concerned..

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