[plt-dev] Re: Generated files and co-existing copies of DrScheme

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Nov 30 22:52:21 EST 2009


On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 8:42 PM, John Clements
<clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2009, at 7:34 PM, Sam TH wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>>>> An update -- Matthew has agreed to take over this code and to
>>>> (eventually) add a corresponding command line option to control the
>>>> "addon-dir".  I have repeated the test steps above with the latest
>>>> changes from the trunk, and merged my changes onto the trunk.
>>> I missed this, and I already undid it.  I will re-commit later tonight
>>> with a command line option, and with reading the environment variable
>>> once.  (Which means that your C-side commit will be split into a
>>> separate piece that will read the variable.)
>> I really don't think that this is a good way to manage our project -
>> dueling commits and reverts.  Once something is discussed and decided
>> upon, one person shouldn't just unilaterally undo it.  If something
>> needs changing, it should be discussed.  Everyone overwriting everyone
>> else's changes just leads to chaos.
> If there's an exception to this, it's Eli.  That is, I think the
> "buildmaster" is the one person you have to trust to make any change,
> anywhere in the tree.
> John
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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