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Re: using use-package


From: Nicolas Richard
Subject: Re: using use-package
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:16:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alexis <address@hidden> writes:

> Nicolas Richard <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> use-package makes it possible to use packages that are not ELPA
>> packages. e.g. I start org-mode and many others from their source
>> dir (a git checkout).
>
> Well, one doesn't need `use-package` for this specifically;

Sorry for the bad phrasing, the point is that I do use use-package for
this kind of thing, and that is one of the reason :load-path is useful
to me (i.e. it doesn't help loading ELPA packages, but also helps
loading libraries in a non-packaged form).

> i don't
> use `use-package`, but nevertheless have the `org-plus-contrib`
> package installed from the orgmode.org ELPA.

That's not from the git checkout though.

-- 
Nico



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