[Python-Dev] Helping contributors with chores (do we have to?)

Stefan Krah stefan at bytereef.org
Sun Jun 25 14:38:51 EDT 2017

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 10:02:44AM -0700, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
> https://help.github.com/articles/committing-changes-to-a-pull-request-branch-created-from-a-fork/
> However, like Antoine, when I've tried to do this then all I've managed is
> to get obscure errors from GitHub. Did I have the wrong incantations? Was
> the permissions toggle set wrong? (I thought the web ui said it wasn't, but
> maybe I misunderstood.) It's a mystery. Has anyone figured out how to make
> *this* work reliably or ergonomically?

I don't know either.  Adding .patch to the PR URL, downloading the thing,
editing as necessary and crediting the author in the commit message would
be much much faster.

Stefan Krah

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