[Buildroot] [git commit] legal info: fix saving of host package licenses

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 13 09:45:40 UTC 2013

Dear Thomas De Schampheleire,

On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:16:49 +0100, Thomas De Schampheleire wrote:

> > We were already November, 13th, that is 13th days late than the normal
> > -rc1 date, so I definitely support Peter in not having merged all the
> > possible pending features in 2013.11.
> >
> > That's all what time-based releases are for: stopping merging new
> > features at some point, knowing that they will anyway be merged in
> > -next pretty soon and be part of the following release 3 months later.
> While I understand and agree with this principle for new patches, I
> think that patches that have just been waiting to be merged are a
> little different, unless there is an expected risk. Version bumps
> clearly add risk, but in my opinion the proposed patches do not.

Well the proposed patches touch the core package infrastructure, which
to me adds more risk than a version bump that may break an isolated
package. I guess it's a matter of perception :)

> Anyway, it's not that big of a deal. Let's focus now on stabilization
> and autobuild fixes.

Agreed :)

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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