ERROR: could not find project file in package at https://github.com/

Hello! I tried to install some packages on Julia 1.4.2 and I got errors of the following format:

ERROR: could not find project file in package at https://github.com/...

I was able to install these packages on Julia 1.3.1. Could you please provide some help? Thanks!

It could be an older package that still uses REQUIRE instead of Project.toml. See https://github.com/JuliaLang/Pkg.jl/issues/1648

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Thank you! Yes the packages are suing REQUIRE. It seems that the only solution is Transitioning from REQUIRE to Project.toml? If the owners of the packages don’t add the Project.toml, I would have to clone all the repos and do it myself then. Is my understanding correct?

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If the repository is unmaintained, you can fork it and add Project.toml yourself. Then you can use it with ]add https://github.com/Ken_Lin/name_of_forked_repository.

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