[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main configure,1.1196,1.1197
makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Fri May 12 18:37:01 CEST 2006
On Fri, 12 May 2006 18:39:25 +0300
Oded Shimon <ods15 at ods15.dyndns.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 06:34:14PM +0300, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> > Well, I can say I really feel safe when maintainer is the person
> > that "... won't reject a patch that shaves more than 150 duplicate
> > lines from the FFmpeg build system on the grounds that it
> > (temporarily) breaks MPlayer. "
> You're right, better keep the crud purely for the sake of backwards
> compatibility which can be fixed in less than a week. This sounds
> like perfect GNU or MS philosophy!
No, this is _horizontal_ compatibility, which is necessary. Especially
when we have the "don't commit anything which breaks compilation" rule,
and there is currently (still) no release, so having CVS head
always working is important.
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