[Nagiosplug-devel] update for nagios-plugins and debian
ae at op5.se
Thu Oct 13 05:54:38 UTC 2005
Ton Voon wrote:
> On 13 Oct 2005, at 11:45, sean finney wrote:
>> note that this is not intended to be an alternate development tree
>> to nagios, but more like a tree of the "debian-refined" changes
>> made to the plugins. also, it will include patches for bugfixes etc
>> from cvs HEAD here in between releases, and also serve as another
>> source for bugreports, which will result in fixes coming back this way.
> Cool - good to see lots of work happening on the plugins. Bit concerned
> about the huge list of bugs (!)
> My angle is that, obviously, I would like bugfixes to come back
> upstream. Let me know if there is anything I can do to facilitate this.
> I'm also interested in how you are marking differences between trees.
> For Altinity, there are some fixes that we need to apply, but anything
> that is generally useful I apply to the main SF tree at the same time.
> I store on our local CVS server the tar.gz distribution and then apply
> patch files in our custom Makefile. This way I know all the changes
> from our code to the released file. The idea is I can just replace the
> released file with a newer version, run a make and during the patch
> process it should tell me all the things that have already been fixed
> (or that I may need to amend a patch for).
> I notice you are using an actual "exploded" CVS tree. Does your method
> work well when syncing trees?
A move to git/cogito in preference of CVS would easily help resolve such
issues, as merging between branches is embarrassingly simple.
Andreas Ericsson andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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