What's the current state of D?

Frits van Bommel fvbommel at REMwOVExCAPSs.nl
Mon May 11 13:15:26 PDT 2009

Leandro Lucarella wrote:
> GDB people have spoken (I don't see you subscribed to the bug report so
> I transcribe the comment from GDB):
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> For a patch this size we would need copyright assignments from all
> the authors of the patch.  I would suggest emailing the gdb list
> and asking for the paperwork; one of the maintainers will get you started.
> Also, send the patch to the gdb-patches list, as described here:
> http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/gdb/CONTRIBUTE?content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=src
> gdb doesn't really use bugzilla for patch tracking, much.
> I glanced quickly at the patch; it will need some reformatting and it will
> need to be rebased to the current cvs.  It may require other changes, too,
> but I didn't read that closely.
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> When all licensing issues are resolved I can do any adjustments to the
> patch to comply with GDB coding style and rebase it to current CVS if the
> original author is missing.

If the original author is missing, you have a bigger problem. He presumably 
needs to sign the paperwork they mentioned...

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