[Geany-devel] Third party plugin publish and third party library bundle problem
thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Sun Jul 15 13:21:38 UTC 2012
Am 15.07.2012 14:26, schrieb Frank Lanitz:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 19:01:53 +0800
> Hong Xu <dev at hong.me> wrote:
>> On 07/15/2012 03:40 PM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>>> On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 09:27:46 +0800
>>> Hong Xu <dev at hong.me> wrote:
>>>> And, BTW, why geany-plugins project doesn't use a submodule for
>>>> each plugin? Not all people need to clone the whole repository,
>>>> and as it is separated to submodules, the permission control can
>>>> be better for developers.
>>> IIRc this was under discussion in past but was dismissed due to
>>> adding complexity and little overall understanding of this.
>>> However, I don't think cloning the repository is this much traffic.
>>> Also a goal was to have plugins and its patches being reviewed
>>> before entering master to enforce a minimum on quality. This also
>>> includes some fire-and-forget-plugins of some developers as you can
>>> see from MAINTAINERS files there are a lot of plugins out of
>> Thanks. However, I have to make a pull request for any trivial
>> changes in this way. Do you think this is unnecessary?
> We are still in finding a good flow on this as I agree its not optimal.
Most of the time changes are not actually trivial. Also multiple small
and trivial changes can be submitted as a single pull request.
Anyway this is the linux kernel dev model and it works good (for some
projects) even if tiny changes need to go through the chain as well.
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