Patch resend etiquette

Erich Hoover ehoover at
Mon Oct 24 09:15:36 CDT 2011

2011/10/23 Frédéric Delanoy <frederic.delanoy at>
> On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 19:49, Austin English <austinenglish at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 10:48, Erich Hoover <ehoover at> wrote:
> >> How long should one wait to resend patches marked as "New" on the
> >> patch list?  It seems that once they've gone "far enough" down on the
> >> list that there's no chance they'll be looked at.  Thanks in advance
> >> for your advice.
> >
> > As with a lot of things in Wine, there is no hard rule, but on irc
> > it's been mentioned a few times to wait until the patch falls off of
> > the list.
> >
> says
> "If your patch isn't committed in a day or two, improve it (perhaps by
> adding more tests) and resend, or ask on IRC/wine-devel for
> suggestions."
> ...

I believe that that comment is from before the patch tracker became
available.  It doesn't look like there's even a link on that page to
the tracker... It seems like that page should probably be updated with
a link to the tracker and a comment about waiting for the patch to
fall off the list.

Erich Hoover
ehoover at

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