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Re: elpa-deploy.el --- ELPA deployment library

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: elpa-deploy.el --- ELPA deployment library
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 11:11:56 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Please, find attached ‘elpa-deploy.el’.  Quoting from its commentary
> section:
>    This library provides ‘elpa-deploy’: a function which automatizes
>    the deployment of simple and multi-file packages.  This consists of
>    updating the version field of a package source using the current
>    timestamp, generating its tar archive if multi-file, and uploading
>    the results to a specified ELPA directory, while deleting any
>    previous version of the same package already deployed.

[ Not sure what is an "ELPA directory".  ]

It sounds related to what package-x.el aimed to do.

> Please, let me know about desirable improvements and whether this is
> suitable for inclusion in the standard distribution.  I’m also
> interested to know about alternative approaches.

I'd welcome it in GNU ELPA.  Even better if it can be made to provide
a superset of package-x.el (so we can mark it as obsolete).
I don't see a clear need to have it bundled with Emacs, OTOH.


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