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Re: Writing GNU Guix commit messages

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Writing GNU Guix commit messages
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:48:06 +0300

etc/committer.scm is already processed and ready to run, so you can run
it as ./etc/committer.scm

It does choke on some things like changing the copyright lines, since it
thinks it should be a separate commit.

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 08:23:18AM +0000, Zelphir Kaltstahl wrote:
> Hi Ricardo!
> Thanks for your reply!
> I am using Emacs and Magit, but not yet Yasnippet. Is the snippet for 
> Yasnippet
> loaded from the source code of Guix automatically? I imagine I have to somehow
> add this snippet first, before I can use it. Or perhaps there is some special
> yasnippet file, which yasnippet recognizes and then it completes from that?
> About etc/committer.scm: I assume, that I would run this using "guile
> etc/committer.scm". Is that the correct way to go?
> Best regards,
> Zelphir
> On 7/26/21 12:03 AM, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:
> >
> > Zelphir Kaltstahl <> writes:
> >
> >> I also remember it being mentioned, that there is some
> >> tools distributed with GNU Guix, that is supposed to help with that.
> >
> > If you use Emacs and Magit you can use the “update” or “add” snippets with
> > Yasnippet, i.e. within the commit message window opened by magit just type
> > “add” and hit TAB to expand the snippet.
> >
> > You can also use etc/committer.scm, which is part of the source checkout.  
> > It
> > was written to help with mass-upgrades of CRAN packages; it will not do the
> > right thing in all cases.  Notably, it has some problems separating
> > consecutive package additions.
> >
> -- 
> repositories:

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