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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Alexandre Julliard <julliard@winehq.org>,
	Dorab Patel <dorabpatel@gmail.com>,
	Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>,
	David Kågedal <davidk@lysator.liu.se>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:27:53 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqq7eqmxysm.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180308094544.7286-1-avarab@gmail.com>

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 06 2018, Alexandre Julliard jotted:
> ...
>> I'd recommend that anybody still using it switch to Magit, which is
>> being actively maintained, and IMO superior to git.el in all respects.
>
> I think at this point it's best to remove both of these modes from
> being distributed with Git, per this patch.
>
>  contrib/emacs/.gitignore   |    1 -
>  contrib/emacs/Makefile     |   21 -
>  contrib/emacs/README       |   39 -
>  contrib/emacs/git-blame.el |  483 -------------
>  contrib/emacs/git.el       | 1704 --------------------------------------------
>  5 files changed, 2248 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/.gitignore
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/Makefile
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/README
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/git-blame.el
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/git.el

I agree with the overall direction.  The only difference between
this and what I had in mind was if we want to leave README that says
what you said in the log message.  That way, those who just got a
new version of tarball and then wonder what happened to these
scripts would save one trip to the Internet.

  reply index

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-03  3:48 [PATCH] git.el: handle default excludesfile properly Dorab Patel
2018-03-03  8:42 ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-04  1:36   ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-04  2:12     ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-04  2:57       ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-04  4:34         ` Eric Sunshine
2018-03-05  2:36     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-06 11:54       ` Alexandre Julliard
2018-03-07 21:52         ` Dorab Patel
2018-03-08  9:41           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-08  9:45         ` [PATCH] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-08 17:27           ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-03-10 12:30             ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-10 16:50               ` Martin Ågren
2018-03-13 18:40                 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-08 17:55           ` [PATCH] " Kyle Meyer
2018-03-06  4:38 ` [PATCH v2] git.el: handle default excludesfile properly Dorab Patel
     [not found] <EKzyQbDEJGG4Lm5YboF8xg@mail.gmail.com>
2018-03-10 18:45 ` [PATCH v3] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 18:53   ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-03-13 22:14     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-03-27 16:57   ` [PATCH v3] " Jonathan Nieder
2018-04-11 20:42     ` [PATCH v4] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-12  2:19       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-12  6:52         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2018-04-12  9:23           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-04-18 20:16             ` Todd Zullinger

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