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Álvaro Ramírez

29 November 2015 package.el incomprehensible buffer

Came across "incomprehensible buffer" error in package.el. Workaround patch:

--- a/lisp/emacs-lisp/package.el
+++ b/lisp/emacs-lisp/package.el
@@ -1161,6 +1161,7 @@ package--with-work-buffer
(let* ((url (concat ,url-1 ,file))
       (callback (lambda (status)
                   (let ((b (current-buffer)))
+                    (goto-char (point-min))
                     (unwind-protect (wrap-errors
                                      (when-let ((er (plist-get
                                                      status :error)))
                                        (error "Error retrieving: %s %S" url er))