[Cocci] spatch source repo?

Julia Lawall julia at diku.dk
Sat Sep 25 23:51:51 CEST 2010


On Sat, 25 Sep 2010, Greg McGary wrote:

>  On 09/25/10 13:42, Jerome Benoit wrote:
> > It's a burden to maintain a codebase in whatever language. It's a
> > burden to review patches to ensure they really do not introduce
> > regressions. It's a burden to explain the underlying architecture of a
> > software chosen to newcomers.
> 
> Let's not lose sight of the benefits: yes, there is a cost to reviewing and
> integrating patches, but there's a compensating benefit of improving code
> quality and advancing development.

Encouraging outside contributions is really just beyond the current goals 
and manpower of the project.  Anyone is welcome to submit a patch against 
the released version.  But until managing that becomes a problem, I would 
prefer to keep things as they are.

julia


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