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Re: Hurd development

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: Hurd development
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:07:45 +0100
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On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:29:21 +0100, ludo@gnu.org (Ludovic 
=?utf-8?Q?Court=C3=A8s?=) wrote:
> Justus Winter <4winter@informatik.uni-hamburg.de> skribis:
> > Quoting Samuel Thibault (2015-01-16 12:08:07)
> >> Also, don't you have commit access to the debian packaging?  I guess
> >> that's one of the things we must fix.
> >
> > No I don't have access.
> Better this way.  ;-)
> Seriously, I think it’s saner to clearly separate Debian and upstream
> again.  That upstream libc doesn’t work at all is in part due to the
> fact that it’s so much easier to add patches to Debian than to go
> through upstream review–and I’m not blaming anyone, I understand the
> short-term benefits of doing that, but I think it’s harmful in the long
> term.

If working on Hurd internal stuff (as Justus is doing), it's not one's
primary interest to fix our broken glibc Hurd patch review process.  So,
as you're saying, that's "theoretically the right thing to do", but I'm
certainly not expecting Justus to do better than us "old hands".  One
thing at a time.


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