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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/modules/proxy proxy_http.c
Date Fri, 18 Apr 2003 05:46:55 GMT
I wasn't aware of this.

One problem with the "policy" of not backporting style fixes is it makes
it difficult to later backport legitimate patches.

Other than the one you stated below, what other reasons are
there for not wanting style patches backported? If someone wants
to do the work, I'm not going to stop them.

-aaron


On Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 02:54  PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> --On Tuesday, April 15, 2003 16:36:17 +0000 minfrin@apache.org wrote:
>
>> minfrin     2003/04/15 09:36:16
>>
>>   Modified:    modules/proxy Tag: APACHE_2_0_BRANCH proxy_http.c
>>   Log:
>>   Fix some indenting
>
> As has been said before (repeating for your sake in case you've missed 
> it), style changes should never be backported to the stable branch.  
> Spurious no-op changes make it complicated to see what has changed 
> between official releases.
>
> These can be committed to unstable at any time, but our philosophy is 
> to only allow minimal (and well-tested) changes to the stable tree.  
> -- justin


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