Subject: Re: elf.c warnings
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Richard Earnshaw <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/08/2003 10:21:59
> On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 09:59:43AM +0100, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > Much better would be to get the binutils maintainers to accept the patch, 
> > then we can import the change directly.
> In my understanding the typical procedure used to be:
>  - commit the change to the NetBSD tree
>  - wait and see if it works for all ports
> and then make sure to feed the diff back to the maintainers.
> Martin

That's probably sensible for "real" changes.  But having unnecessary diffs 
in our local tree just makes importing the next version harder, since it's 
one more file that potentially has to be handled carefully -- what if the 
binutils maintainers adopt a different solution?