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Re: svn commit: r8190 - branches/1.0-stabilization

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-01-08 21:05:40 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>Ben Reser <ben@reser.org> writes:
>
>
>>I'd love to see this fixed rather than hacked around. I said something
>>about this shortly after 0.35.0 IIRC. There seems to be little interest
>>in fixing it from the core end. The only solution seems to be changes
>>to the build system which I don't understand well enough to do anything
>>to. So I can't just submit a patch to fix it. Not without a lot more
>>time than someone else who already understands the build system. So it
>>seems a lot more effective use of my time to work on the stuff I do
>>understand, use a workaround for now, and let someone else fix the build
>>system. If you consider that a poor attitude I'm sorry you feel that
>>way. It's not like I didn't raise the issue to you guys.
>>
>>
>
>Oh, I don't think Greg (or anyone) was accusing you of poor attitude,
>don't worry. He's just describing a state of affairs.
>
>One useful thing would be: if you feel there's a Right Way to fix
>something, but you only had the time or domain knowledge to contribute
>a workaround, then after the workaround is committed you can file an
>issue describing the more desirable fix. At least then we could keep
>track of this stuff, and have a reference point for someone who does
>have the time/skills to solve the problem.
>
>

Ahhh, so that's the correct way to go about it. Ok. I'll start doing
this in the future (and maybe find some things retroactively, also).
Thanks for the clue.

   - David Summers

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