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Re: replacement for 'join'?

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: replacement for 'join'?
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 19:42:26 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org> writes:

>> However I think these lists often become outdated.  In my view, to claim
>> that a platform is supported by a software project, you should have
>> continous building for the platform.  Otherwise support is reactive and
>> tends to be spurious.
> Gnulib is a hobbyist, volunteer project. We can not provide the same
> level of support as, for example, you do with your company. Therefore —
> unless someone comes up and invests the necessary time and money for the
> multi-platform continuous integration — our support here will remain
> "reactive".

Certainly!  Was anyone working on setting up CI/CD for gnulib on GitLab?
I recall there was a private project for it, but I don't have access.
Any reason for this?  I have become rather aquinted with GitLab CI/CD
lately so it would be easy for me to setup something from scratch.  Of
course, given all the freedom concerns people may have with using a SaaS
like GitLab, I think it is important that we don't let what features
exists there influence any decisions made in gnulib.  Let's use it as a
way to improve our software, to promote more users of GNU software, just
the way we used proprietary platforms like Solaris or IRIX in the old


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