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bug#22690: ELPA repository is corrupted on Savannah

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#22690: ELPA repository is corrupted on Savannah
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 18:05:09 -0500

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  > As I understand it the problem is that the repository data uses a Git 
  > format that was a mistake and has been deprecated in later Git releases. 
  > Current versions of Git do not generate this mistaken format, and 
  > optionally warn if they discover it in the repository (the mistaken 
  > format still works otherwise). Our repository contains data that was 
  > generated by an older Git that had the bug.

What practical problems does this cause for us?

Do we have another repo that we can use?

Dr Richard Stallman
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