Takuma Murakami added to commit list

Alan Hourihane alanh@fairlite.demon.co.uk
Wed Feb 4 00:25:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 07:19:40PM -0500, Harold L Hunt II wrote:
> >On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 12:23:57PM -0500, Harold L Hunt II wrote:
> >>Takuma Murakami has been contributing patches for a few months now.  To 
> >>make submitting clean patches easier for Takuma, and since we can now 
> >>provide this, I have added Takuma to the list of commiters for the xorg 
> >>tree on freedesktop.org.
> >>
> >>Remember, we can now give commit access to anyone that demonstrates an 
> >>interest in the success of the project by submitting a few clean 
> >>patches.  If you have big plans for features, send some small patches to 
> >>get started, then we can set you up with commit access for your 
> >>continuing changes.
> >
> >Harold,
> >
> >I just want to understand what's happening with the project on SourceForge
> >that we had control over anyway and you could add new committers there
> >anyway ?
> >
> >Alan.
> Alan,
> Well, the problem with the SourceForge project was that it was not where 
> our upstream changes originated from and it was not the upstream final 
> destination for our changes.  We got changes from non-Cygwin specific 
> portions of the code and we made changes to non-Cygwin specific portions 
> of the code.  Thus, we could not ignore the fact that we had an upstream 
> tree that we would always want to stay in sync with.
> The new xorg repository on freedesktop.org is our new upstream home. 
> That makes it less work for me to keep our work in sync with our 
> upstream tree.  All we have to do now is merge from the CYGWIN branch 
> back to the CURRENT branch.  Even better, I can delegate this to other 
> people that can *do* it rather than them just asking that it be done and 
> then follow it for two months waiting to make sure that it was done 
> correctly.
> It is really great and has dramatically cut down the amount of time that 
> I spend doing administrative tasks for Cygwin/X.  It freed up enough 
> time that I was able to, gasp, actually start working on new features 
> again such as the improved clipboard integration.  :)
> I hope that clears things up,

Not really. I'm confused over what you mean by upstream. 

But nevermind, you've moved to freedesktop.org, so I agree with Alexander
about moving the docs and deleting the XonCygwin project from SF.


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