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Re: req-package

From: Edward Knyshov
Subject: Re: req-package
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:28:21 +0000

Yep, it's a lot of packages under the hood of my set up.
This networking calls you seen is related to my config only, not to
I have some code, which randomly select new theme from my favourite ones.
Each time you started emacs, new theme was downloaded.

Also configuration located in init-real is only my own thing you don't need
to do.
I was trying to fix some stuff I even don't remember which.
I got this advice at


On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 4:10 PM Rusi <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 4:03:05 PM UTC+5:30, Edward Knyshov wrote:
> > Rusi, if I correctly understood your request, I think you already have
> this
> > functionality in req-package.
> > Req-package will do network downloads only in cases when package is now
> > available offline on your loadpath,
> > so it wil run correctly in offline, after you run it once with network
> > connection.
> > One thing I don't understand is why you need to avoid dependency
> management
> > in normal mode?
> > It runs offline and your config will be completely non-working if we
> start
> > to run without dependency related reordering.
> >
> > Edward.
> Ok I guess I am confusing something or other
> I tried your emacsconfig from github.
> First time it took some 15 minutes to download all the packages (near 60M).
> Ok... One time downloads are fine
> But thereafter I remember seeing network like calls every time I start
> emacs
> Switched back to my init
> Now I again switch to yours and I dont see them...
> So as I said must be confusing something...
> So in general is that if we switch to req-package, all that was originally
> going into init.el now has to go into the init-real which is on the
> after-init-hook?
> Then what is run-emacs.el for?
> Its all rather confusing...

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