[MPlayer-dev-eng] mkezx patches (Was: mplayer zaurus patches)

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri Apr 6 14:40:46 CEST 2007

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 10:01:59AM +0200, David Bateman wrote:
> On 4/5/07, Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> >
> >On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 02:25 +0200, David Bateman wrote:
> >> Reading them anywhere there is a difference. Whether that difference is
> >> bad is a matter of preference. My complaint is you are asking me to do
> >
> >All potential readers whose opinion I remember seeing prefer unified
> >diffs.
> Then we know a different set of developers..

Out of curiosity, which set of developers would that be?  I've never
encountered an open source project that prefferred context diffs..

> >additional work to regenerate a patch set, I have 16 inter-related
> >> patches and so regenerating the patch set is non-trivial, especially
> >> when its easy enough to read the context diffs I sent. Ok next time I
> >> regenerate a patch for you it'll be unified, but this is a trivial
> >> reason to not even look at the code I sent..
> >
> >Nobody said they wouldn't even look at the code (though maybe it does
> >affect someone).
> Thats all I ask, and as the strong preference here is for unified diffs I
> will send them in that format (at least to this list) in the future.

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