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Re: [PATCH] Add guile-emacs!

From: Christopher Allan Webber
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add guile-emacs!
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 10:53:43 -0500

Taylan Ulrich Kammer writes:

> Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> writes:
>> Okay, how about a version of guile-emacs that works and incorporates
>> feedback from this thread?  Yeah?  Anyone?
>> Whoooooooooo guile-emacs! :)
> Yay! :-)
> I would have thought these would go to guile.scm and emacs.scm.  What do
> others think?

It can be done... since guile-for-guile-emacs doesn't make sense without
guile-emacs (probably), I thought maybe bundling them together makes

>> +(define-public guile-for-guile-emacs
>> [...]
>> +    (inputs
>> +     `(("gettext" ,gnu-gettext)
> Sure it shouldn't be in native-inputs?  I'm guessing autogen uses it.

So, could someone describe the difference between inputs and
native-inputs?  The manual provides no clarity!  I never know where it
goes and why... I just mime what other packages are doing.

>> +(define-public guile-emacs
>> [...]
>> +     (substitute-keyword-arguments `(#:parallel-build? #f         
> A comment explaining why parallel builds are disabled would be good.

Good idea.

>> +                                     ;; Tests aren't passing for now.
>> +                                     ;; Obviously we should re-enable this!
>> +                                     #:tests? #f
> Tests should generally always be enabled so the second line of the
> comment would be redundant; just a nitpick. :-)

Yes, but this time especially!  I think it'll be a good sign for
guile-emacs when we can tear off the test disabling... :)

> Otherwise looks good to me.  Thanks!
> Taylan

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