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Re: Ports & Packages infrastructure & feature import. (fwd)

Am 31.08.11 19:21, schrieb Matthias Scheler:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 06:36:56PM +0400, Loganaden Velvindron wrote:
>> It's great that it gets resolved quickly, but how
>> about another approach: Preventing failures from
>> occurring in the first place, at least try.
> I'm afraid you are barking up the wrong tree. I'm also running test
> builds before committing changes.
>> If those failures become a very rare thing,
>> developers and users could just run -current
>> and start submitting/review patches with minimal
>> frustration knowing that by doing an update on the
>> source tree, there's little chance that something would break.
> I agree that build failures are annoying and should happen much less frequent.
> But they don't stop me from trying out NetBSD-current personally. A failed
> build just means that you have to fix it (which I do frequently) or try the
> update at a later time.

If only more developers would develop a sense of quality and at least
test-compile their stuff, or run a relase build, before committing these
figures would already look a lot nicer...

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