[haiku-development] Re: Experiment: Haiku Experimental Features in a Patch Queue

  • From: Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 18:07:25 +0000

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 17:25, Niels Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The solution I am promoting is putting things like this in a patch
> queue. A patch queue is a list of patches that apply on top of the
> latest trunk sources. This keeps them up to date. The nature of the
> trunk is that things might change that break the experimental
> features. The use of Mercurial Patch Queues allows us to easily
> maintain and update these patches according to the changes on the
> trunk.

This sounds really cool!

> Currently, I have put the stack & tile patch in there, for those
> interested in re-using the functionality. You can find the
> instructions of getting the current version at:
> http://dev.haiku-os.org/wiki/ExperimentalFeatures
>

Just wanted to add that the S&T patch is a reverse of this changeset:
http://dev.haiku-os.org/changeset/33840
In other words, it's the initial S&T patch plus axel's coding style &
other improvements.

--mmadia

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