top-level configure.ac changes lost in sync

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw@lug-owl.de
Thu Nov 15 21:02:00 GMT 2012


On Wed, 2012-11-14 21:05:04 -0500, DJ Delorie <dj@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> Checkin rules are documented in the toplevel MAINTAINERS file:
> 
>     Makefile.*; configure; configure.ac; src-release
> 	Any global maintainer can approve changes to these
[...]
> > The patch below restores the wrongly-reverted change.  How do I get this
> > in so it won't be clobbered again?
> 
> What you did is correct, but patches should be committed to both src
> and gcc (preferably by the author ;) to keep them in sync.  There is
> no automatic process to sync them; any such attempt should review all
> patches to *both* repos and apply missing patches *as* patches.

I'm auto-building toolchains for some 30 targets on a daily basis, it
wouldn't be any pain for me to hack a script to check the top-level
files for differences. I already have commit rights to gcc and src,
but not IMHO for gdb.

So... I'll prepare a script to spot changes to the toplevel files and
and merge it to the other repos.  Shall I only *notify* the other
repo's mailing lists, or wait for separate ACK for each of them?

What about the generated files?

MfG, JBG

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