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[elpa] master 5fcae1c: * README (PACKAGES/Externals): Clarify use

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: [elpa] master 5fcae1c: * README (PACKAGES/Externals): Clarify use
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:01:46 -0500 (EST)

branch: master
commit 5fcae1c87f1a0e3386ae9de63904705c4c75ab83
Author: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
Commit: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>

    * README (PACKAGES/Externals): Clarify use
    Don't give the impression that there's a need to checkout
    the whole elpa.git archive.  Suggested by Feng Shu <address@hidden>.
 README | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README
index 8c85210..b827780 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -234,10 +234,12 @@ new remote branch in `elpa.git', named 
externals/<pkgname>.  For example:
    git push elpa <mybranch>:externals/<pkgname>
 Then edit the `externals-list' file as mentioned above, and push that
-change to `elpa's master branch.
+change to `elpa's master branch.  After it's added to the `externals-list'
+file, the package can be maintained just by pushing changes to the
+`externals/<pkgname>` branch.
-You can check out all the external packages into the `packages' directory
-with the command:
+If you wish to check out all the external packages into the `packages'
+directory, you can run the command:
    make externals

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