Subject: Re: grep-2.5.1a bug report: broken egrep and fgrep
Julian Foad <julianfoad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Stepan Kasal wrote:
>> I fixed it now in the CVS. (Sorry, Julian, that I haven't submitted it
>> for review; I wanted to say that it had been already fixed...)
> That's OK. There is no need to submit a patch for review if you are confident
> that it is correct.
Be careful if you're setting policy. That is a slippery slope :)
In my experience, the `obviously correct' change that I opt not to have
reviewed is generally more likely to be buggy than one for which I've
exercised due diligence (ChangeLog, test case(s), justification, etc)
in preparation for peer review.