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Re: [Bug-gnulib] module maintainers

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] module maintainers
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 13:31:34 +0100 (CET)

Paul Eggert writes:
> If I need a minor change installed because (say) Bison doesn't port to
> Solaris 10 without some minor tweaking, I don't want to have to wait
> for a module maintainer's official approval in order to install the
> obvious tweak.

Sure, that would in 95% of the cases not be a controversial case. I'm
talking about controversial things: major functional changes, all
kinds of renaming, gratuitous stylistic changes, removal of comments,
removal of Woe32 support, major functional changes, changing license
from LGPL to GPL, etc.

> > I would like to ask that Paul doesn't make unnecessary changes
> > (such as "x >= 0" -> "0 <= x", or eliminating casts, or
> > controversial things like that)
> That's fine with me.

Thanks for promising this. I can now proceed and contribute some
modules from gettext.


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