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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add emacs-ess.

From: Roel Janssen
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add emacs-ess.
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:44:42 +0200
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Ben Woodcroft writes:

> Hi.
> On 05/07/16 20:56, Roel Janssen wrote:
>> Dear Guix,
>> I have a question about the following patch to add emacs-ess.
> Thanks, I was also making a half-hearted attempt at this.

Sorry for the duplicated effort.  I am happy to merge the two if you're
doing something more intelligent in your patch :).

>> By default, the build files rely upon a LaTeX distribution to be
>> installed to generate a PDF from its Texinfo documentation.
>> I know that texlive is quite a heavy package, so should I separate the
>> output of this package in "out" and "doc", and substitute/patch the
>> involved Makefiles?
> Have you tried texlive-minimal ?

I hadn't thought of that.  Good idea.  Would it be acceptable to use
texlive-minimal instead, without splitting it in two outputs?

>> You can find the patch below.
> I didn't find the time to test the patch, but looks fine to me on the 
> face of it. I had it in statistics.scm but I think emacs.scm is fine too.

I think it is more Emacs-specific than statistics-specific.  But either
option is fine with me.


Kind regards,
Roel Janssen

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