Commit f8d66028 authored by Artur Malabarba's avatar Artur Malabarba

* etc/NEWS: Document package-hiding functionality

parent 3b40a95b
......@@ -246,6 +246,17 @@ by default at least in Debian, for security reasons).
** package.el
*** If a package is available on multiple archives and one has higher
priority (as per `package-archive-priorities') only that one is
listed. This can be configured with `package-menu-hide-low-priority'.
*** `package-menu-hide-obsolete' now toggles the hiding of packages.
This includes the above-mentioned low-priority packages, as well as
available packages whose version is lower than the currently installed
version (which were previously impossible to display).
This allows users to downgrade a package if a lower version is
*** When filtering the package menu, keywords starting with "arc:" or
"status:" represent package archive or status, respectively, instead
of actual keywords.
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