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From Nathan Hartman <hartman.nat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PMCs: any Hackathon requests? (deadline 11 October)
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:46:33 GMT
On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 1:48 PM Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
wrote:

> Nathan Hartman wrote on Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:36 +00:00:
> > On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 1:15 PM Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > Nathan Hartman wrote on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:24:28 -0400:
> > > > * Documentation:
> > > >
> > > >   - SVN-3914 - INSTALL: document how to compile with libmagic on
> > > >     Windows.
> > > >     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-3914?issueNumber=3914
> > >
> > > This is a subtask of the next one, isn't it?
> >
> > I separated them because one is documentation, the other is Python
> > programming. I tried to keep things organized by skill set. Also SVN-3914
> > didn't actually include updating the scripts (unless I missed something).
> >
> > Should these be re-merged into one item, as you had it before?
>
> That depends.  _Do_ the Windows build scripts support libmagic?
>

Good question. I've never built SVN on Windows, only Unix, so I don't
actually know. I can look at the build scripts but if someone knows the
answer to this please chime in!!

More below

> We can include the github link but there was a whole discussion here
> > about how pull requests were sitting there untouched, and there was no
> > clean way to accept them and have them marked as such. Has that been
> > fixed? If not, I'd rather avoid the confusion that would cause. Let me
> > know...
>
> Sure, there's no point in recommending a patch submission channel that's
> not easy for us to work with.  However, there's a third option: post the
> github link but ask patches to be emailed.  (We should probably just add
> the link to HACKING, though, in that case; it's not specific to this
> event.)


We could do that and monitor github during the event in case some
participants don't notice the request to mail patches.

But we should eventually figure out a better solution for that submission
channel.

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