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Re: Include necessary git tools in the Emacs distribution?

From: David Engster
Subject: Re: Include necessary git tools in the Emacs distribution?
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:54:17 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13001 (Ma Gnus v0.10) Emacs/24.3.91 (gnu/linux)

RĂ¼diger Sonderfeld writes:
> On Friday 14 November 2014 17:13:35 Ulrich Mueller wrote:
>> Gentoo has dev-vcs/git-merge-changelog as a package. However, it would
>> certainly help if it was packaged upstream, without the need to first
>> extract it from gnulib.
> I've created a bug (wishlist) report for it to be added to Debian's 
> git-extras 
> package:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=734527
> But so far (7 Jan 2014) no reply.  I guess the best solution to deal with it, 
> would be to move it from Gnulib to git/contrib.  But that would require the 
> Gnulib and git maintainers to work together and agree on the issue.

Not sure if you know this, but git-merge-changelog is a package in
testing and will hence be part of Debian 8:


You can install it from there into current stable with no problems.


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