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bug#30434: magit won’t work over TRAMP

From: Alex Kost
Subject: bug#30434: magit won’t work over TRAMP
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:56:36 +0300
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Mark H Weaver (2018-02-16 04:09 -0500) wrote:

> Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:
>> Mark H Weaver (2018-02-14 13:17 -0500) wrote:
>>> Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> You didn't remove "git" from the inputs.  I think it is not needed now.
>>> I removed it on my first attempt, but the build failed.  See below.
>> Oh, right, sorry.  I use my own package for magit and it dosn't require
>> git input, so I thought that the original guix package also doesn't need
>> it.  Sorry for the confusion :-)
> How does your own magit package avoid requiring git as an input?  I'd be
> curious to see the diff between your package definition and ours.

My version of magit is attached.  Actually this problem (requiring git
during compilation) was introduced occasionally in Magit 2.11.0 and was
fixed soon after that, so "git" input will not be needed in the next

If you want more details, tarsius (the maintainer of Magit) added some
code to bring attention for his fundraising campaign:


Then he made a release (2.11.0), but that commit introduced the
compilation fail if git wasn't available at compile-time.  This was
fixed right after the release (at the same day):


Finally the campaign code was removed 2 weeks later:


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