[Buildroot] Still no answer for a contribution made in March

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Jun 11 14:11:56 UTC 2008


On March, 12th, I sent a patch adding Thumb support for the ARM
architecture to this list:

Two days later, no comments:

Five days later, no comments:

Two months later, still no comments:

Do you actually care of contributions ?

I don't assume that my patch is perfect or absolutely useful for
everybody, but I would have at least expected some reaction from
Buildroot maintainers saying: «no, thank you, we don't care about this
feature» or «interesting feature, but your approach is flawed because of
this and that».

FWIW, one user reported interest in such a feature:

This absence of reaction is very frustrating for new potential
contributors. I would like to contribute more to Buildroot, but this
experience doesn't really encourage one in spending more time writing
patches that will be ignored.

Thanks a lot for this great project,


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers and embedded Linux development,
consulting, training and support.
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