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Re: [ELPA] I regret using subtree

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [ELPA] I regret using subtree
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:18:38 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Okay, I officially regret having used the subtree approach to squash
>> Gnorb into Elpa, and if at all possible I would like to abandon this and
>> move to just working in the Elpa tree.
>> Do I have to do anything magic? My understanding of the `git subtree'
>> command is that it isn't actually a "real" command, it's just some
>> behind-the-scenes jiggery-pokery with merge and cherry-pick and
>> read-tree. Ie, I should just be able to declare "I'm done with this" and
>> carry on making commits directly into Elpa. Is that correct?
> That is correct.
> [ Of course, if you want, you can also "git rm -r packages/gnorb" and
>   then add an externals/gnorb branch.  ]

No, I think I'll go with the simpler option.

>> The only thing I'll regret is the github issue tracker, and for that
>> reason I'm tacking this on to a thread from last year, about making
>> `report-emacs-bug' collect package information before sending a bug
>> report, and cc'ing maintainers. I still think this is a good idea, and I
>> think my patch, if not ideal, is good enough, so I'm reviving it. What
>> say you all?
> The patch seems OK, except it should put the Cc in the "X-Debbugs-Cc:"
> header (so that the maintainer gets the email with the bug-number
> rather than email before assigned a bug-number).

Here's an updated version.

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