Re: How long to wait on patches?
From: David Lang
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 20:55:54 EST
On Fri, 21 Jul 2006, Matt LaPlante wrote:
I checked the FAQ but didn't see an answer to this. Over the past few weeks
I've submitted probably around 8 simple typo-fix patches all of which seemed
to be approved by others on the list. I've been following the GIT, but these
patches haven't been merged yet. I know people are busy with other things,
probably more important, but I would like to know how long is "acceptable" to
wait before I should re-submit a patch. Obviously if enough time passes,
patches start to break as source files change. I don't mean to be a nuisance;
I'm just trying to determine proper protocol. That and the fact I can submit
several more patches once I get some of these old ones out of my queue. :)
be sure to watch the -mm tree as well, a lot of patches are picked up by Andrew
to be fed to Linus that way
this is a particularly bad week since almost all the core developers were up at
one thing you may want to look at doing (hosting permitting) is to setup a git
tree to just hold your trivial patches so that they can be pulled easily.
I thought there was a person who was maintaining a -trivial tree for this
purpose, I don't remember who it was though.
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