Patches, issue-tracking, maintenance etc.
JFoster at luxoft.com
Thu Jun 15 09:17:14 EDT 2017
On Mon, 2017-06-12 at 18:23 +0200, Gunnar Andersson wrote:
> Hello Layer Managers...
> The Chromium work triggers a crashing bug which was fixed by this
> https://git.io/vH9Ls (wayland-ivi-extension)
> So we got this proposed for chromium recipes:
> https://git.io/vH9LV (meta-genivi-dev)
> Everyone basically agrees we don't want to carry stuff like that
> around in
> GDP yocto layers if we can avoid it - especially not for something
> that is
> fixed in the main project
> But GDP is currently on 1.11.0 of wayland-ivi-extensions. It should
> probably update to 1.13 in the next phase but it takes some
> time. (Or what
> is your guidance? What incompatibility can be expected? Are you, or
> you considered strict semantic versioning?)
> I wanted therefore to propose to backport this important bugfix, and
> if you have done some other important bugfixes which will not change
> compatibility. Would you consider doing that and keep a temporary
> maintenance branch for 1.11? What do you think?
> (There is no 1.12, right? Or I did not see the tag).
> Then, process related: I started looking at how to ask for this,
> with issue
> trackers and such. The README does not direct anyone to a bug
> tracker, or
> any other info about how to work in the open-source project.
> Good practice says I should easily find that there. I did not find
> immediate link in the Wiki pages  either - can you try to link
> the pages with the code in a better way? (And the Wiki pages are
> missing reference to an issue/bug tracker isn't it?)
> Should I make the request on JIRA ? That tracker is almost empty.
> There's clearly active development going on, but are you not tracking
> issues? Is it all done through the mailing list or are there other
> By the way - the mail archive  is broken and is missing several
> months of
> emails (did no-one notice?). I already sent a message to the genivi-
> list to notify about it, so hopefully that will be fixed.
Fixed yesterday! :-)
> Thanks for considering my questions, both the details on code, and
> on process.
> - Gunnar
>  https://at.projects.genivi.org/wiki/display/WIE/Wayland+IVI+Exten
>  https://at.projects.genivi.org/jira/projects/LM/
>  http://lists.genivi.org/pipermail/genivi-ivi-layer-management/
> Gunnar Andersson <gandersson at genivi.org>
> Development Lead
> GENIVI Alliance
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