Commit e7477c9f authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* emacs/package.texi (Package Installation): Mention package-pinned-packages.

* etc/NEWS: Related markup.
parent 910dc8d3
2014-06-03 Glenn Morris <>
* package.texi (Package Installation): Mention package-pinned-packages.
2014-06-02 Glenn Morris <>
* misc.texi [iftex]: Update chapter summary.
......@@ -167,6 +167,13 @@ directory name of the package archive. You can alter this list if you
wish to use third party package archives---but do so at your own risk,
and use only third parties that you think you can trust!
@vindex package-pinned-packages
If you have more than one package archive enabled, and some of them
offer different versions of the same package, you may find the option
@code{package-pinned-packages} useful. You can add package/archive
pairs to this list, to ensure that the specified package is only ever
downloaded from the specified archive.
Once a package is downloaded and installed, it is @dfn{loaded} into
the current Emacs session. Loading a package is not quite the same as
loading a Lisp library (@pxref{Lisp Libraries}); its effect varies
......@@ -816,6 +816,7 @@ Use `electric-indent-mode' instead.
** Package
*** New option `package-pinned-packages'. This is useful if you have multiple
archives enabled, with more than one offering a package that you want.
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