Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Dec 28 22:05:44 UTC 2016
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> We are dependent on waf and autorevision. Any others?
Those are the only external tools we carry in-tree.
> How do we get new versions and/or contact the maintainers if you get run over
> by a truck? Can we find them with a quick google or should you document the
> recipe someplace?
They are both public projects easily findable with a quick Google.
> Do we have a recipe for testing new versions? I'm thinking of a manual
> checklist rather than a script/whatever to run, but maybe we can script some
> of it.
We don't. Fortunately, in both cases, if the tool broke due to a flag
day it would probably become unignorably obvious pretty quickly.
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