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It looks like use-package recently made a change and diminish is its own package. How do I install diminish which is its own package now?

Here is what the top of my init.el looks like:

;; Save customizations in a separate file (custom.el)
(setq custom-file "~/.emacs.d/custom.el")
(load custom-file 'noerror) ; Prevent errors if custom.el does not exist

;; Package setup
;; (require 'package)
(add-to-list 'package-archives
             '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/")
             t)
(eval-when-compile
  (require 'use-package))
(require 'diminish)
(require 'bind-key)

(package-initialize)

This fails with Cannot open load file: No such file or directory, diminish

I can add (use-package diminish ... to fix the issue but I'd like to know if there is an idiomatic way to set up use-package

  • FYI diminish.el was always its own library/package. You don't need use-package in order to use it. – phils Dec 13 '17 at 0:55
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This was a bug. It is fixed in recent versions of use-package (as of 2017-12-12, at least). Available on MELPA.

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