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Re: a blog post

From: Erik Edrosa
Subject: Re: a blog post
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:35:16 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 25.3.1

Hello Catonano,

Thanks for the blog post, I added your feed to my feed reader. I
understand your frustration with autotools, it can be difficult to
figure out how to get autotools to do what you want. The benefit of
autotools is that it creates the same interface to build, test, and
install GNU software (of course if implemented the correctly...). This
interface usually makes it easier for others to package for their

What I think we need to do to improve Guile's chances for success is to
take a serious look at our tools and practices, improve them if needed,
and document the best ways to set up Guile and use it. Guix is great,
but we can't forget Guile users who don't use Guix. This probably
includes packaging Guile libraries for these other package managers.

- Erik (OrangeShark)

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