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Re: Shell installer script (feedback)

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Shell installer script (feedback)
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:17:51 +0100
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zimoun <address@hidden> writes:

>> > As a newcomer, I find it lacks an optional installation of default
>> > packages in the default profiles.
>> > I have in mind: nss-certs, recutils, emacs (or info), glibc-locales.
>> I think that’s fine as the purpose of this script is just to get Guix
>> itself installed.  For everything past that you can use Guix.
> For example, the Debian proposes some flavour, as SSH server, which
> desktop, etc. It is optional but it really eases the first experience
> and strongly facilitates the access to newcomers. IMHO.

That’s something the *system installer* can provide.  I see the role of
the installer *script* to be much more limited.


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