[Catalyst] FW: Clustering catalyst apps

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Wed May 10 21:17:46 CEST 2006

On 10 May 2006, at 18:11, Matt S Trout wrote:

> Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
>> On 10 May 2006, at 16:28, Matt S Trout wrote:
>>> Len Jaffe wrote:
>>>> Don't you know?  You aren't really supposed to patch
>>>> open source code. Only free software.  If you patch
>>>> open source code, the maintainers roll their eyes at
>>>> you and sigh or mutter.
>>> I thought that was the unquiet dead that did that.
>>> Anyway, it's GPL, so it's free software too. *disappears in a puff
>>> of logic*
>> Given that it's *years* since I did a diff in anger, a quick recipe
>> on how to submit patches would be welcome...
> If they have an svn repo I usually check it out, edit in place and  
> send
> an svk diff

Now that's good to know.

> If not, unpacking the tar, cp -pR ing it to -orig, and doing a diff  
> -ur
> across the two dirs when done seems to be ok. However, a lot of  
> authors
> are *incredibly* picky about what diff options you use, so I find you
> usually have to re-send at least once with some option you've never
> heard of added to the list :)

And some that they've made up...

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