I'm a beginner on emacs and I don't understand packages autoloading and use-package. I see a lot of configs online which use 'use-package' and recommends installing packages with package manager (which autoloads them).

So in the end use-package seems useless because package manager does that autoload thing. Though it seems interesting to use 'use-package' because it's clever.


  • Should I disable package autoloading ? How ?
  • Should I use 'use-package' with autoloading anyway ? Is autoload off when I use 'use-package'

Also I cannot find good documentation on package autoloading, it seems like magic and It's never really good.

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