Enabling gcov patch not accepted

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Nov 11 23:38:20 CST 2004

Jeremy White wrote:
>> I recently sent in a patch concerning enabling gcov in wine
>> (http://www.winehq.org/hypermail/wine-patches/2004/11/0136.html) and it
>> doesn't seem to have been incorporated in the main cvs branch :(.
> Hi Aaron,
> Alexandre is not that fast in the very best of times
> (your patch was submitted 2 days ago, and he can often take
> a week or more to get to a patch).
> Further, Alexandre is currently on an airplane to Switzerland
> and will be out of reach for at least another 4 days.
> However, he does not mind if folks bug him about dropped
> patches; maybe give it another week and ask again.

Also, on many projects, it's fairly common for maintainers
to have very full and noisy inboxes, so one should expect
patches to take a while to make it through, and not
be surprised if you end up having to resend once or twice
(usually after waiting for the next snapshot to come out).
- Dan

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