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bug#42247: Channel news raise error on `guix pull`

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#42247: Channel news raise error on `guix pull`
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:27:39 +0200
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Pierre Neidhardt <mail@ambrevar.xyz> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:
>> This suggests that the ‘news.scm’ file of your channel is being picked
>> up and evaluated as if it were a module, which it’s not.
>> The solution is to rename it to, say, ‘news.txt’, or to move the actual
>> modules to a sub-directory and specify that in ‘.guix-channel’ (info
>> "(guix) Channels").
> Thanks for the hint, this works indeed!
> 1. Is there anything we can do to catch this error and output a more
> intelligible error message?

I don’t think so: Guile is just doing its job and picking up .scm

> 2. I suggest we document this pitfall in the documentation.

Yup, makes sense; would you like to send a patch?


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