merges, commit rights and other OSes
Christian.Thalinger at Sun.COM
Mon Aug 24 04:22:42 PDT 2009
Greg Lewis wrote:
> G'day Christian,
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 04:05:58PM +0200, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> Hi (mostly Greg)!
>> I wanted to ask at what intervals a merge with upstream is done? I
>> guess it's just a matter of spare time and actually doing it. Maybe I
>> could help with that task, but then I'd need commit rights.
> I'd like to do them every time there is a build tag in the main repository,
> but it ends up depending a lot on my available free time (which is very
> low at the moment).
> I think it would be great if you wanted to help out with it, I have no
> problems with you getting commit rights.
Very good. Get me commit rights and I will do the merging :-)
Btw. what do you think of using Mercurials rebase extension? I think
it would be more straight forward as the base repository would be
exactly the same (no changesets in between) and the BSD changes on top
>> Furthermore it would be nice to integrate some patches to be able to
>> build on Linux and Solaris out-of-the-box (again). This would be very
>> helpful for the MLVM project, as it currently is based on the bsd-port.
> That's a definite goal. Our tree needs to still be compilable on Linux
> and Solaris for the BSD changes to get merged into the main tree. I'm
> happy to commit any patches for this.
OK, I will try to collect them and post them here for review.
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