[arch-general] Proposal: add "--disable-modern-top" to procps-ng configure flags

Leonid Isaev leonid.isaev at jila.colorado.edu
Sun Dec 10 03:38:30 UTC 2017

On Sat, Dec 09, 2017 at 09:27:49PM -0600, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:10:15 +0000
> Jonathon Fernyhough <jonathon at manjaro.org> wrote:
> > I submitted, what I thought, was a reasonably structured and detailed
> > proposal to change one flag in a PKGBUILD file which would have few (if
> > any) side effects.
> > 
> > The whole point of a proposal is to drive a discussion; there is no
> > assumption it is absolutely correct. I don't see that as "griping". If
> > I'd just said "top sucks, you should fix it", then fine - but I didn't
> > do that.
> To be clear, the real issue people are having with you here isn't your
> proposal. It's the fact that you submitted it to the bug tracker, the
> maintainer saw it, thought about it, and rejected it...

In general, discussions about defaults are silly, as long as things are
configurable at run-time, so I don't understand why that bugreport was accepted
at all...

Leonid Isaev

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