[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Check for bugged make

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Fri Oct 31 07:31:00 CET 2008

The Wanderer wrote:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Stefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> writes:
>>> I'll apply at the end of the next weekend if I hear no
>>> objections.
>> You will do no such thing.  I have already said that any changes to
>>  the build system need my explicit approval.  Please cease making 
>> these threats.  I find it quite unfriendly.
> I find it a little bewildering (and possibly somewhat unfriendly)
> that you interpret these as threats.

No, I do take these as threats too.

> They have been standard-use boilerplate the entire time I've been
> watching MPlayer and FFmpeg development, and are an apparently highly
> useful - perhaps even indispensable - tool for avoiding having
> patches lie there indefinitely neither approved nor rejected;

Well, I didn't feel this was the standard use since 3 years on FFmpeg 
development, I don't know about Mplayer though.

> [...]
> Why do you find them objectionable - particularly given that it's
> very easy to say "no" in any given case - much less consider them 
> threatening? Why did you not do so before?

This is called the quiet majority. I do think like Mans too.


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