[Serusers] serweb / Make a patch file

Jiri Kuthan jiri at iptel.org
Thu Jul 24 08:38:18 CEST 2003

Thanks Greg -- I almost though there was no mercy on us :)

And of course, posting patches is a great way to move ahead.


At 08:50 PM 7/23/2003, Greg Fausak wrote:
>Hi guys,
>I've noticed that lately the list here seems to be
>getting a little short tempered. The main guys work very
>hard on this software.  Often they get the same questions
>over and over again.  Let's not forget that the authors
>of this software have worked thousands of hours for no
>compensation to write this.  They don't owe us anything, and
>we should really appreciate the donation!
>There is some effort that must be expended to identify a
>bug, fix it, then provide a patch to the authors so that they can
>easily administrate the checkin to the source tree. Simply pointing
>out a bug to one of the authors is nice, but if you are capable
>it would be polite to go the extra few steps.
>I've been writing software for 25 years, and I am not clear how to make
>a patch file.  Can someone provide an example :-)
>Just my two cents,
>Greg Fausak
>> You wrote this couple of weeks before: I have no crystal ball and I am
>> not going to reply to this thread anymore...
>> With the same info I sent you all, someone else "Jiri" found 
>> the problem
>> at that specific reply you wrote above.  Which it tells me you don't
>> know it all and you read email better.
>> If this is the way you try to provide any help, please don't help me.
>> -m
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jan Janak [mailto:jan at iptel.org] 
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 10:50 AM
>> To: Marcelo Schmidt
>> Cc: Jiri Kuthan; serusers
>> Subject: Re: [Serusers] serweb
>> On 23-07 10:45, Marcelo Schmidt wrote:
>> > Well, right besides the method allow_call_time_pass_reference is 
>> > deprecated in php4 but the latest version of serweb uses it anyway, 
>> > doh :)
>>   So what ? Fix it instead of complaining..
>> > And following the error log to what really matters:
>> > [Wed Jul 23 10:15:34 2003] [error] PHP Fatal error:  Call 
>> to undefined
>> > function:  mysql_pconnect() in 
>> > /usr/pkg/share/httpd/htdocs/iptel/phplib/db_mysql.inc on line 73
>>   install php mysql support.
>>     Jan.
>> _______________________________________________
>> Serusers mailing list
>> serusers at lists.iptel.org
>> http://lists.iptel.org/mailman/listinfo/serusers

Jiri Kuthan            http://iptel.org/~jiri/ 

More information about the sr-users mailing list