[Bridge] [PATCH 000/141] Fix fall-through warnings for Clang

Andy Shevchenko andy.shevchenko at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 10:38:17 UTC 2020


On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 10:39 PM James Bottomley
<James.Bottomley at hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-11-23 at 19:56 +0100, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 4:58 PM James Bottomley
> > <James.Bottomley at hansenpartnership.com> wrote:

...

> > But if we do the math, for an author, at even 1 minute per line
> > change and assuming nothing can be automated at all, it would take 1
> > month of work. For maintainers, a couple of trivial lines is noise
> > compared to many other patches.
>
> So you think a one line patch should take one minute to produce ... I
> really don't think that's grounded in reality.  I suppose a one line
> patch only takes a minute to merge with b4 if no-one reviews or tests
> it, but that's not really desirable.

In my practice most of the one line patches were either to fix or to
introduce quite interesting issues.
1 minute is 2-3 orders less than usually needed for such patches.
That's why I don't like churn produced by people who often even didn't
compile their useful contributions.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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