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bug#19296: [PATCH] Package archives now have priorities.

From: Jorgen Schaefer
Subject: bug#19296: [PATCH] Package archives now have priorities.
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:00:38 +0100

On Sun, 7 Dec 2014 19:21:05 +0100
Jorgen Schaefer <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 12:56:53 -0500
> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > This can be overridden manually by the user.
> > 
> > An important issue is what happens after the user did such an
> > override. In my above suggestion, the behavior would kind of suck
> > since package-list would then constantly recommend "upgrading" to
> > the official release (since 1.3 is "more uptodate" than
> > "0.0.YYYYMMDD").
> Good point. The correct implementation here would likely move the
> sorting by version number out of the
> `package--add-to-archive-contents' function and into the various
> users of `package-archive-contents', which should sort the list
> depending on their use case. This is a breaking API change and likely
> a good deal more work.

Actually, it should not suggest an upgrade in this case, because the
currently installed version is higher than the highest available one

Currently, that method ignores priorities, though, as it uses an
entirely different way of looking up the available packages. I'll
provide a fixed patch.


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