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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/mdocml

In article <>,
Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 10:55:20AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Every project I know off makes changes locally first and then pushes
>> them upstream. It is not practical to wait for upstream to be fixed
>> first, specially in cases of security fixes. In some cases we
>> maintain many thousands of lines of diff just because upstream will
>> not take them, and the version control systems do a pretty decent
>> job merging new vendor branches.
>This is just ignorant of the fact that a number of NetBSD developer
>maintain projects where they also have upstream commit access. As such
>you are doing nothing but increasing the maintainance cost. Stop making
>it harder. Silly GCC warnings fall into this category.

It is 6 of one half a dozen of the other. I maintain file in the tree
and out of the tree and I find changes coming in from all places. If we
want to treat packages with upstream access differently, then perhaps we
should do so, but I don't think it is worth it.


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