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Re: About `r' and `g' in Package Menu mode


From: Xue Fuqiao
Subject: Re: About `r' and `g' in Package Menu mode
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:33:52 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi!

Hi Tassilo,

>> In the `Package' menu (of Package Menu mode), there are two similar
>> entries:
>>
>> * Refresh Package List     r
>> * Update Package List      g
>>
>> Are there any differences between them?
>
> I think the main difference is that `r' will download the archive
> contents again, whereas `g' only rebuilds the tabulated list of packages
> that have been downloaded previously.
>
> So use `r' to check if some archive contains updated packages, and use
> `g' for example to revert the install/delete marks you've made in the
> buffer.

I see.  Thanks for your explanation.

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