[FFmpeg-devel] Hostile Attitudes

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sun May 8 19:34:55 CEST 2016

On 5/8/16, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been doing merges for a while now, and I am happy to continue
> doing them too, but, I grow quite tired of certain individuals doing
> nothing but, for lack of a better term, defecate on my efforts. It's
> really quite demotivating and immediately sours my day.
> I am not going to finger point, but everyone on IRC knows who these
> (very few) individuals are. Some of them have not even sent a patch
> in the last N years.
> All I ask is that there is some sort of rule set for this. It's not
> productive to sit on IRC and say "merges are useless" and such when
> contributing nothing yourself. Please either actually contribute, start
> a thread trying to reach a consensus to stop merging (IMO unlikely) or
> just keep silent. If you have nothing productive or nice to say, don't
> say anything.
> P.S. Does something in our CoC cover this?

I do not like NOP merges as they are already polluting git history.
I do not like non-trivial merges when they are just broken.

If there is something really useful use cherry pick.

I do not like a lot of things, are we going to disallow my rights to state
my opinions?

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