Vendor branches on sourceware.org's binutils-gdb repo

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Tue Apr 8 23:17:00 GMT 2014


On Sat 05 Apr 2014 17:12:09 Edjunior Barbosa Machado wrote:
> at the time when binutils/gdb was moving to git, there has been some
> discussion in the mailing list [1] about the possibility of hosting
> vendor branches on sourceware.org's binutils-gdb git repository but, as
> far as I understood, there has been no agreement about this policy.
> 
> We already maintain community vendor branches for glibc (on
> sourceware.org) and gcc (on gnu.org), and we'd like to do the same for
> binutils-gdb. The idea is to create separate namespaces, i.e.
> ibm/gdb/7.7 and ibm/binutils/2.24. Those branches will only store
> patches under GPL and with a proper copyright assignment.
> 
> Any comments? Objections?

i'd use it for Gentoo if it were available.  i've gotten all the gdb changes 
merged at this point (i just do random back ports), but binutils is another 
story ...
-mike
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