Module resubmission

elh etherlaugh at
Fri Oct 5 11:19:31 CEST 2012

I have just got a message saying you had already rejected the old submission, right after that I have uploaded the new one. So it seems to be ok, afaik. Thank you.

On 05.10.2012, at 13:07, v4hn <v4hn at> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 11:58:20AM +0400, elh wrote:
>> On Oct 5, 2012, at 8:57 AM, Auke Kok <sofar at> wrote:
>>> On 10/04/2012 04:31 PM, elh wrote:
>>>> Hello. I've just submitted new "netatalk" module to the queue with
>>>> "lvu submit", but then realised that i've done this as regular user, not root.
>>>> The outcome was that lvu didn't manage to read init script from the module
>>>> and it wasn't included in the diff summary.
>>>> The question is - how do i resubmit the module.
>>>> Running "lvu submit" as root now gives me "Error: file already uploaded".
> Tell me on IRC or write me a mail and I'll drop the old submission.
> Seems like I'm kind of in charge of that queue at the moment...
>>> we're now using github, so the best way to send code is through there.
>>> The `lvu submit` method is obsolete, and we haven't gotten around to removing that code.
>>> Auke
> Sorry, but I got to disagree with you here.
> Github is not the best nor an easy way to submit your first couple of modules.
> You can see that by looking at this long pending pull request for example:
> Also keep in mind that most submissions of new lunar user are rejected because
> of small mistakes and I don't like the idea of having a lot of small fixes as
> separate commits in the repos with descriptions which probably are not even
> formated according to our standard. And forcing the submitter to use commit --amend
> or rebase -i and push --force is just one more pitfall for most users.
> Sure, you can blame people for being stupid, but you can also just keep easy
> methods of submission around. The submission system is pretty neat from
> a users perspective and opposing to most maintainers beliefs it is quite simple
> to use atm.
> If someone wants to improve it though, then add a new github account for the
> submission queue which automatically adds pull requests for each submitted module
> and accepts/rejects the submissions based on the outcome of that pull-request.
> That's quite a bit of unnecessary middleware code imho,
> but if someone writes it that's fine by me.
>> Lvu submit was pretty awesome for its simplicity and ability
>> to pull local modules for review with one line.
>> I understand advantages of git-based contributing approach though.
> Continue to submit modules using lvu submit for as long as you like
> and auke didn't remove it. :)
> v4hn

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