[MPlayer-cvslog] r29411 - trunk/DOCS/tech/svn-howto.txt
ikalvachev at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 01:36:30 CEST 2009
On 7/4/09, diego <subversion at mplayerhq.hu> wrote:
> Author: diego
> Date: Sat Jul 4 15:26:51 2009
> New Revision: 29411
> Add a section about handling external code to the policy.
> Modified: trunk/DOCS/tech/svn-howto.txt
> --- trunk/DOCS/tech/svn-howto.txt Fri Jul 3 18:10:58 2009 (r29410)
> +++ trunk/DOCS/tech/svn-howto.txt Sat Jul 4 15:26:51 2009 (r29411)
> @@ -315,6 +315,15 @@ II. POLICY / RULES:
> IRC is good for quick discussions, but nobody is there 24/7.
> +14. MPlayer contains some external code that is partly patched, partly
> + verbatim (see Copyright for details). This code should not be modified
> + unless there is a very good reason. Much of it is maintained upstream.
> + We should be good open source citizens, submit our fixes upstream and
> + the differences as small as possible.
> + If you have to modify external code, do not forget to update the diff
> + with our local changes.
I oppose this commit.
1. It is not discussed in advance. What gives you right to make up
rules on your own, because you think something is good idea?
2. This code is copied into mplayer repository especially to give us
more freedom to thinker with it. It is absurd to turn this into policy
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