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Re: access to ELPA development packages?

From: Bozhidar Batsov
Subject: Re: access to ELPA development packages?
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:26:42 +0300
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So, this gnu-devel repo is in essence something similar to MELPA, right? I agree that it'd be nice if was publicized a bit more (I had never heard of it until now), so packages can get more testing during their development cycles. 

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, at 4:17 PM, Stephen Leake wrote:
Stephen Leake <stephen_leake@stephe-leake.org> writes:

> When non-gnu ELPA was introduced, I believe Stefan also made available
> devel/alpha versions of the gnu and non-gnu packages; the ELPA server
> packages the current head in each package, rather than the last version
> change.
> However, I can't find any docs on how to access that; I looked in the
> Gnu ELPA README, and searched this mailing list archive (never a satisfying
> experience).

This part I figured out:

(add-to-list 'package-archives (cons "gnu-devel" "https://elpa.gnu.org/devel"))

> Can we put instructions for accessing it on
> the ELPA home webpage, or in elpa/admin/README? I'm not clear how to
> edit the ELPA home webpage.

I think we should do this.

-- Stephe

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