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Re: Adding async package to GNU ELPA

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Adding async package to GNU ELPA
Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2016 11:16:58 +0100
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Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:

> Of course, but I said it is bad to have to insert informations in source
> files when we can add a *-pkg.el file especially for this.
> I guess you are doing that because some code on ELPA expect informations
> in source file headers and then create the *-pkg.el file from this, and
> IMO this should be changed for the benefit of ELPA.
>>> (which one ?)
>> The file with the same name as the package (in this case, async.el).
> Not necessarily, the contrary is also possible:
> You can have a package named foo-core with 3 source files:
> foo
> bar
> baz
> and one file named foo-core-pkg.el
> Like helm.
> And it is a nice feature, I don't know if ELPA support this, probably not.

I would scond this proposal (providing an own *-pkg.el file). I'm
thinking about adding Tramp to ELPA, and tramp.el does not carry version
related information. A file tramp-pkg.el would solve this issue for

Best regards, Michael.

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