Posts about ELPA

Personal ELPA Archive

There's been a few times over the years when I wanted to install an Emacs package that was not available on any of the common package distributers, such as GNU ELPA or MELPA. Most recently I wanted to install llvm-mode, but that package have recently been removed due to the size of the llvm repository. Previously, I would have just ended up not using the package at all or possibly adding the package to my own configuration repository if I really wanted to use it. This time however, I decided to try to figure out what it would take to setup your own Emacs package distribution server, and as it turns out, with a pre-existing webserver, there's only a few file conventions that need to be fulfilled on the host and client sides to do just that.

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