[Slackbuilds-users] development/magit should probably be removed

David O'Shaughnessy lists at osh.id.au
Sat Oct 15 19:36:01 UTC 2016

On 10/14/2016 09:58 AM, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>> magit is a git mode for Emacs.  We have development/magit in the repo
>> but it got last update in 2011.  I contacted its maintainer and he
>> said he doesn't maintain it any more.  Providing that magit and other
>> Emacs modes can now be installed from inside Emacs using
>> package-install mechanism I think that development/magit should be
>> completely removed as it doesn't make sense to maintain it any more.
>> What do you think about it?
> it's removed on my branch
> if someone wanted to take over maintenance, please let us know before
> next public update

I think that's the way to go. The Emacs internal packaging system is
very good, so there's no need to maintain it separately for SBo.


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