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Re: improve installation instructions

From: Kyle Meyer
Subject: Re: improve installation instructions
Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2019 12:14:41 -0500

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Hey,
> I just installed Guix as a package manager on an aarch64 box.  The
> manual makes it a little difficult to perform all these steps, because
> the commands cannot be easily copied.  We do have the shell script, but
> the manual mentions it only in passing – as a user I skipped over the
> introduction and went straight to step 1, right past the script.

I've installed Guix on a foreign distro a few times and didn't realize
that that script existed, so I must have skipped past it each time.

> What do you think about mentioning the script in the Installation
> section and only asking users to look in the subsections for details?

Looks good.  I think it would certainly help hasty readers like me.



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