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bug#14967: 24.3.50; package-delete deletes by trashing?


From: npostavs
Subject: bug#14967: 24.3.50; package-delete deletes by trashing?
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 19:58:00 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2.50 (gnu/linux)

severity 14967 wishlist
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Alex <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>
>>> Well, obviously I consider this behavior a bug.  Trash is no place for
>>> deleted packages.  I mean, does apt-get remove use the Trash?!
>>
>> I think the reasoning goes as follows:
>> Emacs uses "trash" when deleting a file upon the user's request (as
>> opposed to things like temp files used internally).
>
> Could there perhaps be a separate configuration option for deleting
> packages versus trashing them? I usually like Emacs using the trash, but
> I don't see a reason why packages should go there myself.

Seems reasonable.





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