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Re: What's cooking in git.git (Apr 2018, #01; Mon, 9)




On Wed, Apr 11 2018, Jakub Narebski wrote:

> Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>
>> * ab/nuke-emacs-contrib (2018-03-13) 1 commit
>>   (merged to 'next' on 2018-03-15 at 13eb4e2d8b)
>>  + git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code
>>
>>  The scripts in contrib/emacs/ have outlived their usefulness and
>>  have been removed.
>>
>>  Will kick back to 'pu'.
>>
>>  There were some noises about better migration strategy that lets
>>  git.el to nudge users to magit or something when used.  Is it
>>  something we want to pursue further?
>
> Maybe simply delete all files, leaving only README pointing to Magit?

I've just submitted a v4 which should address the issue raised in v3,
which was that we don't want to delete the files, but instead have a
boilerplate *.el file that errors out, thus helping e.g. users of git-el
in Debian to migrate.

See
https://public-inbox.org/git/20180411204206.28498-1-avarab@xxxxxxxxx/