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Re: [GNU ELPA] New package proposal: aggressive-completion.el

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: [GNU ELPA] New package proposal: aggressive-completion.el
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 21:30:07 +0200
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Tassilo Horn <tsdh@gnu.org> writes:

> BTW, the top-level README isn't up-to-date, right?  It still talks
> about the master branch which is now main.  I'll fix that later.


> And I've missed some instructions for the simple case where I add a
> package that lives and only lives in elpa.git.  I ended up with
>   git checkout --orphan externals/aggressive-completion
>   git rm -rf .
>   rm -rf admin/ packages/ .pkg-descs.mk GNUMakefile
>   cp ~/aggressive-completion.el .
>   git add aggressive-completion.el
>   git commit & push
> Especially the third step is bad because it nukes the admin worktree
> and the worktrees in packages/.  Well, I could have skipped that step
> and just be careful not to stage and commit anything of those...
> Is there no git command to just create an empty orphan branch and not
> switch to it so that one can immediately create a worktree with it
> without nuking the ones one already has?

Ah, I simply should have "git init"-ed a one-off repo with
aggressive-completion.el and followed the documented recipe.  That was
too obvious for me. :-)


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