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

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Mon Nov 30 22:42:36 EST 2009

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.


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