|--==> "APA" == Adrian Aichner <Adrian.Aichner(a)t-online.de> writes:
>>>>>"SY" == Steve Youngs
SY> Sorry for the long delay, I've been
"offline" for a couple of months.
SY> |--==> "s" == steele <steele(a)cs.brandeis.edu> writes:
s> Dear Bug Team!
s> Choosing Tools>Packages>Update Package Index results in a minibuffer
s> display of: "Wrong type argument: stringp, nil"
APA> Hi Steve,
APA> I have seen this, but it didn't seem reproducible and I didn't find
APA> the time to disagnose the problem.
It happens when you don't have a '~/.xemacs/package-index.LATEST.pgp'
file. If the file can't be found there, it should search
<emacs-roots>/lib/xemacs-<version>/etc/, but it doesn't.
I can fix this easily (and in fact have), but I've got this silly idea
that I can fix the pgp stuff in the package tools as well. I'd like
to include that in the same patch. So the fix is a day or so away.
In the meantime, if you get bitten by this, the quick work around is
cp <emacs-roots>/lib/xemacs-<version>/etc/package-index.LATEST.pgp \
APA> This problem seems to be recent (think weeks or months)?
Browsing the ChangeLog would suggest at least a year, possibly two.
BTW, this bug doesn't bite XEmacs 21.1.x, only 21..x
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