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Re: Updating the "ELPA Protocol"

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: Updating the "ELPA Protocol"
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 07:35:44 +0000

Stefan Kangas <stefankangas@gmail.com> writes:

> Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net> writes:
>> One issue I have been told is the issue of renaming a package, so that
>> package.el can transparently handle the rename.  That appears to not be
>> supported.
> How about using something like Debian's transitional packages, where you
> replace the old package with an empty package that just depends on the
> new package?  Would that work?

It might, but then the user is required to remove the old package and
select the new one, right?

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