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Re: Package installation messages

From: Artur Malabarba
Subject: Re: Package installation messages
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 23:38:30 +0100

> When I updated my Emacs from master a few days ago I noticed that  package installation has been changed significantly:
> * the process starts with the super cryptic message "Transaction started"
> * the process ends with the super cryptic message "Transaction done"

What do you think could make them less cryptic? I'd rather not spam the echo area with progress reports.

> * you get no visual indication that something is being done

Yes, something should at least be added to the mode line process.

> * package compilation warnings are now to visible

That's intentional. The warnings buffer is still created, but I think it's bad user experience to pop up a bunch of warnings that are not the user's fault.

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