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Re: Bash for OS/2


From: Brendan Oakley
Subject: Re: Bash for OS/2
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 22:05:48 -0700

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 May 2008, Brendan Oakley wrote:
>> With some effort and help, I have Bash 3.1 built and mostly working
>> under OS/2. This uses gcc 3.3.5 with "kLIBC" 0.6.3, rather than the
>> old EMX tools. 3.2 needs a bit more work, and some of the patches
>> might need some more polish. My questions:
>>
>> Are you interested in these patches?
>>
>> If so, would you prefer I submit them in bits, for each individual
>> fix, or do you want to see the whole thing in one big patch?
>>
>> Will you accept them now even though the effort is not yet complete,
>> or would you rather I had Bash 3.2 working 100% with perfect style
>> before you want to see it?
>
> posting patches would probably be useful to the next random person who wants
> bash running on OS/2, but if you want to get included, writing proper patches
> against the latest release+patchset is the way to go.
> -mike

Thanks Mike.

Yes, I mean to provide the patches against the latest release+patchset.

I would like to see them included, so the crucial part of my question
is whether it would be proper to submit any incremental patches for
inclusion even while the port itself is, in some ways, incomplete; or
whether I should have everything right and submit it all at once.

It seemed a matter better decided by the discretion of those who would
actually approve and include it than by myself.

Brendan




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