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Re: Guix beyond 1.0: let’s have a roadmap!

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Guix beyond 1.0: let’s have a roadmap!
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 23:17:16 +0200
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Vagrant Cascadian <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 2019-06-27, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> People rightfully suggested having some sort of a roadmap for what’s
>> next.
> ...
>> What do *you* want Guix to address in the future?
> A few architecture support issues come to mind:
> * Architectures
> ** TODO system/installer images for armhf
> ** TODO system/installer images for aarch64
> ** TODO riscv64 support
> ** TODO ppc64el(le?)/power9 support
> (maybe move GNU/Hurd to this category too?)

Sounds good to me!

>> * core
> ...
>> ** TODO [[][Gash]] used instead 
>> of Bash during bootstrap
> What about a full bootstrap using MES and company?

It’s already in ‘core-updates’ so I consider it “done”, at least for
this initial variant.  But yeah, I expect there’ll be incremental
improvements that will allow us to gradually reduce the set of bootstrap
binaries, and also more architecture support (I know people have worked
on ARM support recently.)

>> * miscellaneous
> ...
>> ** TODO Debian package for Guix is available
> Working on it! kind of stalled out at the moment waiting on processes
> within Debian... once the current release is done (scheduled for early
> July), things will hopefully start moving again.

Yay!  \o/


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