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Re: elpa.gnu.org packages requiring external packages

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: elpa.gnu.org packages requiring external packages
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:08:46 -0500

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  > Is it appropriate for elpa.gnu.org to distribute packages that can't be
  > installed without packages from other repos?

Thanks for reporting this.

    > ebdb-i18n-chn    # needs "pyim"
    > helm-ebdb        # needs "helm"

Those should be removed.

    > org-edna         # needs "org 9.0.5"

Perhaps that's a bug in the package handling code
rather than a problem with that package itself.

Dr Richard Stallman
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