From: Lars Gullik Bjønnes (larsbj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-07 10:36:29
"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
| From: "Lars Gullik Bjønnes" <larsbj_at_[hidden]>
>> It is pretty obvious that my notion of common sense it not the same as
>> To me it should be enought to put [patch] in the subject to at least
>> get people to look at it and comment.
| Do you expect everyone who's ever developed a boost library to look?
| is only one person qualified to comment on the patch you posted.
OK... did you look at this patch at all?
char * p = 0;
gives a warning on (some) 64bit platforms
assert(p != 0);
If only one person is qualified to comment on this...
| What if he
| doesn't happen to be among the lookers?
Then perhaps someone should chime up and say that this person _must_
look at this patch.
>> For a cross lib patch, should I then put every lib touched on the
>> subject line?
| If there are only a few libs involved, separate postings per lib is better.
| If there are lots of libs involved, a note like "Whole library patch:" in
| the subject would be helpful.
| Hopefully, the latter will be rare.
Perhaps some formal patch posting guidelines should be written down.
And a maintainers file.
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