magit is an emacs package to interact with git, for commit and push. forge interacts through the git API for pull requests and issues.
wajig install elpa-magit wajig install elpa-closql elpa-emacsql elpa-emacsql-sqlite elpa-ghub elpa-let-alist elpa-treepy git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:magit/forge.git .emacs.d/elisp/forge
Note that elpa-magit-forge is not up-to-date on the Ubuntu repository so clone the package from github into the local Emacs Lisp folder.
On github get a token for my repository from
https://github.com/settings/tokens. Choose an expiry horizon, like 30
days, as a measure to protect your account from tokens that get
exposed unknowingly and so only have a limited lifetime. Copy the
token and paste it as the password into
machine api.github.com login USER^forge password TOKEN
M-x magit in a git managed folder and then
f n to load the
forge. Once loaded, forge adds the pull request and issues items to
the magit buffer.
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