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Re: Too many questions about texlive-texmf

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: Too many questions about texlive-texmf
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:40:58 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.0 (2016-04-01)

On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 09:42:34AM +0200, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:
> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
> > We don't serve substitutes of texlive-texmf. We achieve this by
> > configuring nginx to return "410 Gone" [0].
> >
> > This requires users to build it with '--fallback', and the Guix error
> > message even recommends this, but many users ask about it on IRC.
> >
> > I think we should mark it '#:substitutable? #f' so that, IIUC, Guix will
> > download and build texlive-texmf from the upstream source automatically,
> > without stopping or requiring users to use '--fallback'.
> Does this cause substitutes to be disabled for all packages that depend
> on texlive-texmf?

If so, I'd say it's a bug :)

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