Version control systems
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 08:18:17 EDT 2008
On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Malcolm Wallace
<Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I don't think that is the right policy. Everybody (including Malcolm)
>> should validate.
>> If you contribute code to the linux kernel, comprehensive testing of
>> the code is a requirement, too.
> The analogy is flawed. It is like asking the developers of _gcc_ to
> ensure that the Linux kernel still builds after every modification to
> the gcc project code base. The projects are different, so the
> suggested requirement would be an unreasonable burden.
I think an even better analogy is probably comparing it to developer
of GCC changing the libc implementation of another compiler or vice
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