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Re: [elpa] master 872014e: Prevent accidental deletion of .git

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [elpa] master 872014e: Prevent accidental deletion of .git
Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:45:39 +0200

> From: Artur Malabarba <address@hidden>
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:38:45 +0000
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Right, Fabian installed its code already, but I found out at that point
> >> that the way it works (i.e copying files from emacs.git) is problematic
> >> in various ways: it should instead setup symlinks.
> >
> > Symlinks will cause problems on MS-Windows.
> IIUC, this would only be a problem if you want to build a mirror of the
> Gelpa repository on a Windows machine. It wouldn't affect Windows users
> trying to install packages from elpa.gnu.org.

Maybe I've misunderstood, but I thought it will affect everyone who
has a clone of Emacs and a clone of ELPA.

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