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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [sanselan] project dead?
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 05:35:39 GMT
I create independent small patches.

Code, roll patch, revert. Repeat for next issue.

Hen

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 1:50 AM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you Christian.
>
> SVN is not like Git or or Mercurial, it doesn't allow you to develop a
> decentralized patchset of small independent patches that apply sequentially
> after each other and then send it through to an issue. Currently my patch is
> at 1368 lines in 46 kB, and still growing - this takes a good while to
> review and commit, if patches that large are even acceptable in one go.
>
> How do you guys develop multiple independent patches using SVN without
> committing in between? Do you use "diff -Nur" manually across multiple
> copies of the source tree? Or do you accept a single massive patch?
>
> In a few days I will update the issue (
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SANSELAN-40) with a new version of my
> patch and then mail the developer mailing list.
>
> Thank you
> Damjan
>
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hello Damjan,
>>
>> i think that the Sanselan developers will welcome your patches. Once
>> they arrived, somebody will have a little time to apply them, I would
>> guess. Before you continue, I would like to suggest you these links:
>>
>> * http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
>> * http://commons.apache.org/patches.html
>>
>> Basically they describe what Apache means and how you get involved and
>> contribute your patches. I would recommend you to open an issue and
>> attach your patch there, then tell people what you have done on the
>> mailinglist. Please have in mind that usually the ASF does not grant
>> committership on request - the ASF is a community, and like with every
>> community you need to "grow in it".
>>
>> However, welcome and I am looking for your patches :-)
>> Cheers
>> Christian
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 10:25 PM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi
>> >
>> > I have a patch for the Sanselan project, and am interested in doing
>> further
>> > work on it, but the project seems dead:
>> > * No SVN commits since 21 April 2010
>> > * No answers to questions on user mailing list
>> > * Developers seem busy with other things (
>> > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@commons.apache.org/msg14479.html)
>> >
>> > If everyone else is busy, can I please join as a committer or something?
>> >
>> > Thank you
>> > Damjan Jovanovic
>> >
>>
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