Re: build stuff [was Re: gnome-vfs build issue]

 --- Luis Villa <luis villa gmail com> wrote: 
> On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 17:55 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > But speaking more generally, I can imagine better solutions than
> > defaulting to -Werror, they're just not implemented yet:
> > 
> > For example, for the first point, it would be nice if we had a
> > formalized means of submitting a patch against a project; then an
> > automated process would try applying the patch, compiling with various
> > warnings enabled, running test suites, etc., and would reject the patch
> > if it failed, completely automatically.  A start at this could be
> > grabbing patches from Bugzilla and requiring people to specify e.g. "CVS
> > HEAD" in the comment.
> I'd really, really love for modulesets (and I suppose jhbuildrc?) to be
> able to specify patches at remote locations, like a bugzilla URL. Being
> able to, for example, build firefox with native icon bits, or gtk with
> federico's search patches, would be great.

Why radicaly reduce the incentive to actually do something about patches being 
stuck in bugzilla for ages? 

> Luis



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