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Re: [Emacs-diffs] feature/integrated-elpa 4f6df43 15/23: README added

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] feature/integrated-elpa 4f6df43 15/23: README added
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:36:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> So from experience using them heavily, I can say that it's not a hard thing 
>> to
>> manage, as long as you never want to make local changes directly to the
>> subtree.
> Exactly.  So if you have a package both in emacs.git and elpa.git,
> you're going to have to choose which of those two is the "upstream" and
> then be extra careful to tell people to only ever make changes on that
> side, which I think will prove inconvenient.

There is git submodule and git subrepo (which is newer) also.

An even simpler solution would be for the emacs build to just check out
packages from ELPA during build (or vice versa).


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