Darryl's pui-install-packages stuff makes use of the _pkg.el
think. each package that is updating has the installed version going from
some previous installed version to not installed. I believe it's because
the installer code can't read _pkg.el
Yeah, that's it.
It's a kludge, but I needed some way of obtaining package
information after installing a package, and loading _pkg.el was it. The
package installer also tries to read any autoloads.el file, but this
only works if the package was never previously installed. No errors are
raised if either load fails, but the error messages get stuffed into
the " *Message-Log*" buffer.
[ To go from a kludge to the "right thing", we really need an
"uninstall.el" that undoes everything that autoloads.el does. ]
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