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Re: Git and submitting patches to fix bugs

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Git and submitting patches to fix bugs
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2015 18:48:32 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.15; emacs

On 2015-11-13, at 16:44, John Wiegley <address@hidden> wrote:

>>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> Ideally, VC should have support for this, of course, in which case the Emacs
>> email setup will be used automatically.
> Even better, there's no reason we can't write something to automate all of
> this for future contributors. I.e.:
>  1. in your clone of Emacs, fix some stuff
>  2. commit
>  3. hit a key to submit your fix
>  4. get prompted with an issue number
>  5. done (assuming sendmail-send-it actually sends)
> I'll see what I can get done, unless someone else wants a hand at it.
> In general, it might be a good idea for us to have an Emacs module written
> just for Emacs development contributors, with commands to streamline our
> process.

This is a very good idea, though I'd prefer a Magit plugin/extension.

> Another command: You're in a Git repository for a project that's on ELPA; one
> key should be all you need to update your local clone of ELPA, and find
> yourself in a commit buffer to describe the update.
> John


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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