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Re: [PATCH] doc: Explain when guix edit is read-only.

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc: Explain when guix edit is read-only.
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:27:42 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

myglc2 (2016-07-22 01:35 +0300) wrote:

> * doc/guix.texi (Invoking guix edit): Explain when you can and can't
>   edit the recipe
> ---
>  doc/guix.texi | 10 ++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
> index e7b233d..914d24d 100644
> --- a/doc/guix.texi
> +++ b/doc/guix.texi
> @@ -4485,7 +4485,7 @@ You can freely access a huge library of build logs!
>  @cindex package definition, editing
>  So many packages, so many source files!  The @command{guix edit} command
> -facilitates the life of packagers by pointing their editor at the source
> +facilitates the life of users and packagers by pointing their editor at the 
> source
>  file containing the definition of the specified packages.  For instance:
>  @example
> @@ -4494,9 +4494,15 @@ guix edit gcc@@4.9 vim
>  @noindent
>  launches the program specified in the @code{VISUAL} or in the
> address@hidden environment variable to edit the recipe of address@hidden
> address@hidden environment variable to view the recipe of address@hidden
>  and that of Vim.
> +If you are using a Guix Git checkout (@pxref{Building from Git}), or
> +have created your own packages on ‘GUIX_PACKAGE_PATH’ (*note Defining
> +Packages::), you will be able to edit the package recipes. Otherwise,
> +you will be able to examine the read-only recipes for packages currently
> +in the store.
> +
>  If you are using Emacs, note that the Emacs user interface provides the
>  @kbd{M-x guix-edit} command and a similar functionality in the ``package
>  info'' and ``package list'' buffers created by the @kbd{M-x

This looks reasonable to me, so if there are no comments/objections, I'm
going to commit it.


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