Using Aquamacs

Aquamacs 3.2 GNU Emacs (x86_64-apple-darwin14.0.0, NS apple-appkit-1343.14) of 2014-11-07 (Aquamacs-3.2) on watson.local

trying to install Flycheck from stable.melpa.org; I get this message

https://stable.melpa.org/packages/flycheck-20160519.303.tar: Not found

I've tried using package-mode, and also the temporary install method (eval-buffer including (package-install 'flycheck), and I keep getting this message.


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Your package archive index appears to be outdated. Please run M-x package-refresh-contents and try again.

Besides please note that Flycheck only supports GNU Emacs. Use with Aquamacs at your own risk.

  • Nice! Thanks -- I thought I had updated the index, but apparently not. So far it seems to work ok with Aquamacs.
    – Tony
    May 25, 2016 at 14:40

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