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* [PR PATCH] Elaborate on xbump usage; advise browsing srcpkgs for examples.
@ 2019-11-06 11:51 voidlinux-github
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From: voidlinux-github @ 2019-11-06 11:51 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: ml

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There is a new pull request by flexibeast against master on the void-packages repository

https://github.com/flexibeast/void-packages modify-contributing
https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/pull/16181

Elaborate on xbump usage; advise browsing srcpkgs for examples.
This PR is based on user feedback in #16043.

A patch file from https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/pull/16181.patch is attached

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From 029cef757f601aba155816c9cc2c7755ea9637bb Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Alexis <flexibeast@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 22:46:49 +1100
Subject: [PATCH] Elaborate on xbump usage; advise browsing srcpkgs for
 examples.

---
 CONTRIBUTING.md | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/CONTRIBUTING.md b/CONTRIBUTING.md
index 4b5a5a6ef1a..077381f784e 100644
--- a/CONTRIBUTING.md
+++ b/CONTRIBUTING.md
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ as specific git- or svn-revisions anymore.
 
 templates must be placed in `void-packages/srcpkgs/<pkgname>/template` where `pkgname` is the same as the pkgname variable in the template.
 
-For deeper insights on the contents of template files consider reading the [manual](https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/blob/master/Manual.md)
+For deeper insights on the contents of template files consider reading the [manual](https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/blob/master/Manual.md), and be sure to browse the existing template files in the `srcpkgs` directory of this repository for concrete examples.
 
 There's a helper tool for creating new packages in the [xtools](https://github.com/chneukirchen/xtools) package:
 
@@ -46,9 +46,11 @@ If you want to describe your changes in more detail, make an empty line and add
 
 This is also described in the [manual](https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/blob/master/Manual.md) in deeper detail.
 
-There's a helper tool for committing packages in the [xtools](https://github.com/chneukirchen/xtools) package:
+There's a helper tool for committing packages in the [xtools](https://github.com/chneukirchen/xtools) package, which can be used when adding or updating a package:
 
-    $ xbump <pkgname>
+    $ xbump <pkgname> <git commit options>
+
+`xbump` will use `git commit` to commit the changes with the appropriate commit message. For more fine-grained control over the commit, specific options can be passed to `git commit` by adding them after the package name. 
 
 ### Starting a pull request
 

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* Re: [PR PATCH] [Merged]: Elaborate on xbump usage; advise browsing srcpkgs for examples.
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From: voidlinux-github @ 2019-11-09 20:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
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There's a merged pull request on the void-packages repository

Elaborate on xbump usage; advise browsing srcpkgs for examples.
https://github.com/void-linux/void-packages/pull/16181

Description:
This PR is based on user feedback in #16043.

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