[sane-devel] [sane-announce] XSane source code now hosted at GitLab.com
paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Mon Mar 4 12:19:57 GMT 2019
First off, thanks for the pointers. Will take a look. Don't know
Kelly Price writes:
> And this is where I'm glad I run a source-compiled distro (Gentoo).
Sorry but I fail to understand how that relates to recreating the XSane
release history in a git repository and keeping out files that do not
belong in such a repository (but may or may not be included in source
For example, the po/*.gmo files in the tarball you mention below do not
belong in a git repository. Neither does include/config.h which should
hold the results of running `./configure` on *your* machine (especially
so when running Gentoo ;-P) and really shouldn't even be in the source
> I have the last latest release source (xsane-0.999) and some patches
> developed by the Gentoo staff/volunteers. That may help out with
> cleaning things up. Here's the links from a mirror:
> You'll probably want to look at the patch set, which may help out with
> your cleaning.
At first glance, those patches aren't about cleaning but about fixing
:-) When creating the repository, I was concerned about keeping files
that don't belong in a git repository out, not about fixing things at
some version of XSane.
# BTW, you are aware of the fact that your links point to different
# versions, right?
Don't get me wrong, some of the patches you pointed at fix real issues
and I welcome GitLab merge requests (one per patch please!) for those
that are not distribution specific.
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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