Commit 2880f5bc authored by Ryan C. Thompson's avatar Ryan C. Thompson

Add el-get-checksum to documentation

parent bc3e74b4
......@@ -35,6 +35,11 @@ release.
Please note that this versioning policy has been picked while backing
1.2~dev, so 1.0 was a "stable" release in fact. Ah, history.
In addition to the version, you can also get the exact git revision by
running M-x +el-get-self-checksum+. You should provide this checksum
when seeking support or reporting a bug, so that the developers will
know exactly which version you are using.
== How to Install it?
Here's the 'lazy installer':
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......@@ -27,6 +27,11 @@
;;
;; Please note that this versioning policy has been picked while backing
;; 1.2~dev, so 1.0 was a "stable" release in fact. Ah, history.
;;
;; In addition to the version, you can also get the exact git revision
;; by running M-x `el-get-self-checksum'. You should provide this
;; checksum when seeking support or reporting a bug, so that the
;; developers will know exactly which version you are using.
;;; Change Log:
;;
......@@ -700,8 +705,9 @@ entry which is not a symbol and is not already a known recipe."
(error "package method %s does not support checksums" type))
(when compute-checksum
(let ((checksum (funcall compute-checksum package)))
(message "Checksum for package %s is: %s" package checksum)
(kill-new checksum)))))
(message "Checksum for package %s is: %s. It has been copied to the kill-ring."
package checksum)
(kill-new checksum)))))
(defun el-get-self-checksum ()
"Compute the checksum of the running version of el-get itself.
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