OLE storage SetFilePointer fix

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Sun Apr 13 09:00:03 CDT 2003

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 01:05:19PM +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > P.S.: Alexandre, I'd REALLY like you to finally put a patch status
> > tracking system in place. The number of people submitting patches
> > for the second, third, bazillionth time is astonishing (I speak
> > from my very own experience, too!). I really don't know how many very
> > valuable Wine patches got lost due to not getting applied without any
> > status reply whatsoever...
> The main problem as far as I'm concerned isn't so much the lack of a
> patch "tracker", I'm usually capable of keeping track of whether my
> patches have been applied or not by watching wine-cvs (though i've found
> once or twice i've missed the commit), it's more an issue of if a patch
> is rejected, you have to ask why.
> That means I'm often left thinking, is my patch simply in the queue, or
> is something wrong with it? Or, like my last pkgconfig patch, is there
> another reason it didn't go in?
> The way gnome/mozilla do it is to have patches put in bugzilla, but for
> the sheer volume of patches Wine gets with only Alexandre committing
> (which is fine by me), that wouldn't work. 
> I'd be perfectly happy with the current arrangement if when a patch was
> dropped, a reason would normally appear on wine-devel - but then I'm not
> the one doing the work, Alexandre is, so it's easy for me to ask for him
> to do more work :/

I occasionaly rediff my whole tree and so notice if a patch is missing,
and I remember if I sent it or not.

And I meanwhile understand Alexandres acceptance rules pretty well to
know that a slightly hacky patch will just not make it in ;)

So I do not see a real problem here ;)

Ciao, Marcus

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