[U-Boot-Users] CVS Write Access to Das U-Boot
mag at sysgo.de
Mon Nov 4 18:59:33 CET 2002
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> Before I add anybody to the project as developer with write
> permissions to CVS, I want to make sure that there is at least a
> minimul level of such "resonance". This includes simple things like
> conforming to a common coding style, in-advance negotiation of
> changes with global impact, etc.
I thought we have known each other for long enough a time to have such
"trust" in each other's work. We will probably never gain 100%
resonance, but then I wouldn't expect this anyway. The success of
team-work is determined by the ability to make some compromises here
and there. To stick with the picture: the resonnance frequency is
somewhere between the developers.
> That does NOT mean that there is any discrimination, or that any con-
> tributions will be igrnored or turned down - if you want, ask if
> any of the people who contributed to PPCBoot has reason to complain.
That's none of my business. All I'm saying is that having worked
together for a long time, and us having ported ARMboot in the first
place should suffice for us to have write access. And somehow I
believe you know I'm right.
> Umm, calm down. On the same base I could argument that you cut us
> (the PPCBoot guys off) by taking "our" PPCBoot sources and creating
> an incompatible ARMBoot. But I don't intend to start such a fruitless
I aggree. The mailing lists dcoument well enough why things went like
they did. You never asked me for write access, though, that I would
have granted you immediately.
> > Please let's keep this an _open_ project, not one where only one
> > member has the power.
> Umm... please don't misinterpret my role as a moderator.
> It does NOT require write permission in the CVS to contribute to a
> project, or to get credited for your work.
Really? I remember some lengthy discussions about a patch that ended
with a rather, er, grungy moderator asking me multiple times for a
rewording of the README part of the patch, because he didn't like the
There _is_ a difference if you have to beg for a feature to go into
Marius Groeger SYSGO Real-Time Solutions AG mgroeger at sysgo.de
Software Engineering Embedded and Real-Time Software www.sysgo.de
Voice: +49-6136-9948-0 Am Pfaffenstein 14 www.osek.de
FAX: +49-6136-9948-10 55270 Klein-Winternheim, Germany www.elinos.com
More information about the U-Boot