[distcc] on accepting patches

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Wed Mar 12 02:27:00 GMT 2003

On 11 Mar 2003, Wayne Davison <wayned at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> One suggestion for you -- if you like (or don't like) a particular
> incomplete patch, it's really helpful if you mention it on the list so
> that we can work on fleshing out the things that have a high chance of
> being accepted and not waste time on the things that are going to be
> rejected.

OK, good idea.  I'll do that.

> I often find it useful to toss out a sample implementation
> of something to test the waters, and only document it (or even polish
> it into acceptable code) once I get some reactions back.

Yes, me too (for samba)

off the top of my head i'd like to take

 - change syntax for slot count
 - compression
 - read from ~/.distcc/hosts or other files
 - do ssh connections (i'm working on this)

 - Rendezvous discovery, though I'd rather see a  standalone
    rototype first


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