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Re: contributing to Emacs

From: Sean Whitton
Subject: Re: contributing to Emacs
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2023 08:14:03 +0100
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On Fri 23 Jun 2023 at 03:06PM +08, Po Lu wrote:

> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> writes:
>> This is not the typical case anymore.  If a project is in git or
>> similar, then the expectation is that you send a patches series for all
>> but trivial changes.
> Such expectations are based on the assumption that the user sending the
> patch has access to the version control files associated with the
> program being used, which is hardly guaranteed to be true.  I've never
> seen Git repository files distributed together with a program.

Not guaranteed, but it's the default.

If a project is in git, and you want to contribute, you 'git clone'.

Sean Whitton

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