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Re: Steps to Send a Patch for a New Feature?

From: Wamm K. D.
Subject: Re: Steps to Send a Patch for a New Feature?
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 01:58:43 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.1 (gnu/linux)

On Fri. (Jun 10, 2022) at 08:39:41 AM GMT, Philip Kaludercic 
<philipk@posteo.net> wrote:
> "Wamm K. D." <jaft.r@outlook.com> writes:
>> On Fri. (Jun 10, 2022) at 02:35:28 AM -04, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> 
>> wrote:
>>>> From: "Wamm K. D." <jaft.r@outlook.com>
>>>> Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 00:11:39 -0500
>>>> 'Ello, Emacs.
>>>> A few years ago, I was adding a feature to a library, before it was part
>>>> of Emacs proper, and ran head-first into a brick wall of executive
>>>> dysfunction.
>>>> In the time since, the library was added to Emacs's source; I have the
>>>> bulk of the work done as the only remaining thing the author wanted was
>>>> another example of the new feature I was adding but I'm unfamiliar with
>>>> the process to send a patch for Emacs.
>>> The process is documented in CONTRIBUTE, which you will find in the
>>> top-level directory of the Emacs source tree.  In a nutshell, you make
>>> the changes in your local clone of the Emacs Git repository, then send
>>> the changes as an attachment in "git format-patch" form.  We prefer
>>> that you send that to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org, which will then be
>>> recorded by our issue tracker.
>>> TIA
>> Awesome; 'sounds good. Every resource I was able to find only specified
>> sending bugs to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org so I wasn't sure if new features
>> should be sent there, as well. Thanks so much (again) for the guidance;
>> 'very much appreciated.
> If you are using Emacs 28 or newer, you should be able to make use of
> the `submit-emacs-patch' command that automates part of the patch
> process.

Good Void, I love Emacs; thanks for the tip! Worked perfectly.

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