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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: apply to join toolchain herd
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 07:19:39
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: apply to join toolchain herd by "Rick \\\"Zero_Chaos\\\" Farina"
1 On 30-09-2013 00:34:51 -0400, Rick "Zero_Chaos" Farina wrote:
2 > On 09/30/2013 12:15 AM, Denis Dupeyron wrote:
3 > > He's a good kid, he just needs to learn. How about letting him commit
4 > > p.masked? This way not only toolchain members could test but also
5 > > adventurous users or devs. This would partly address the apparent
6 > > shortage of manpower to review his commits. If the herd needs help but
7 > > nobody who volunteers is ever accepted and then trained, it's easy to
8 > > understand the situation will never improve. Herd members have to
9 > > invest a bit of their time for a payback down the road.
10 >
11 > I really like this idea. If he could drop a new rev of the toolchain
12 > eclass into the tree, and make little p.masked updates to use it, then
13 > that would serve many purposes.
15 Honestly, please use an overlay instead. Mike's concern is not to be
16 ignored (I've seen the bugs), and I'm affraid I have to agree that
17 gaining skills (which takes time) and being careful is more important
18 than just moving forward here.
20 My €0.02,
21 Fabian
23 --
24 Fabian Groffen
25 Gentoo on a different level


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[gentoo-project] Re: apply to join toolchain herd Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>