[Geany-devel] Third party plugin publish and third party library bundle problem

Hong Xu dev at xxxxx
Mon Jul 16 14:42:11 UTC 2012

On 2012/7/15 21:21, Thomas Martitz wrote:
> 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
>>>> maintenance.
>>> 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.

OK, that should be fine.


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