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Re: Packages + elpa.gnu.org

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Packages + elpa.gnu.org
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 00:00:56 -0500
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On Fri, 08 Oct 2010 23:55:52 -0400 Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote: 

CY> Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:
>> 2. How does one upload packages - a mail drop to the maintainer, remote
>> update from within emacs - scp, ftp etc etc . (Is package-x.el's
>> package-upload-buffer and related configuration documented
>> somewhere.)

CY> Probably the easiest way to set this up is for someone on the org-mode
CY> team to upload the dailies to a server somewhere on the web, giving the
CY> tarball a deterministic name.  Then, someone (probably me) will have to
CY> set up a cron job on elpa.gnu.org to check for that tarball each day,
CY> download it, and run `package-upload-file' to add it to the repository.

I suggested using a Bazaar repo for this.  It doesn't have to be as
elaborate as Ubuntu's setup but it could at least help us track uploads
and history.  Chong, did you want to go with that proposal?


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