When I update my packages in it tells me I have some 30 something packages I don't need and suggest that I auto remove them.

Doing so results in removing packages that are in use - I think it actually removes ALL the packages. Does someone know how the autoremove work and why it might not in my case?

@jrss I think it relies on the package list in custom-set-variables, which will not be updated if you use use-package or similar.

@rzg I do use it, but not for everything...? I don't think.

So the alternative is to go in there and do it manually eh?

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@jrss My solution has been not to remove anything :)

Once in a while I start clean, and let use-package get everything.

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