On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 12:01:14PM +0200, Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
On 16/10/2020 11:28, Marco Ciampa wrote:
CUPS has been forked after Apple supplied only one commit in all of 2020
CUPS was almost entirely made by Michael R Sweet who left Apple close to a year ago and
now works for his own company.
Completely understandable to move the upstream repo away from Apple, I don't think
there's much else to it.
He's been very active in the fork AFAICT.
Michael Sweet descrive il repository come un modo per raccogliere patch
da mandare ad Apple per l'inclusione nel repository ufficiale ed
esplicitamente non come un fork:
Right now this is a holding ground for the common patches used by the
various Linux distributions, *BSD, etc. since Apple hasn't been keeping
up with the issues on the main repository. Our intention is to provide
Apple with well-tested pull requests that ultimately end up in the Apple
Changing the name is always a possibility, but the current goal isn't to
develop away from the Apple CUPS code so changing the name might send
the wrong message.
Accidenti hai ragione, peccato (per il lugbz in CC: falso allarme)!