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Re: Program to build the on-line manuals (HTML + PDF)

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Program to build the on-line manuals (HTML + PDF)
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:46:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)


Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:

>> I’ve committed an improved version of doc/build.scm as
>> ccadafdcefee012c261513e9d8663a22704bc496.
>> It expects to be used from a Git checkout like so:
>>   guix build -f doc/build.scm
>> Hopefully it addresses the issues you had before, Ricardo.
> It does!  It’s really great.  I just updated with this
> command:
>    GUIX_WEB_SITE_URL="//" ./pre-inst-env  guix build -f 
> doc/build.scm
> And then
>    rsync -rzvha --copy-links /gnu/store/…-guix-manual/ …/manual/


>> There are a few FIXMEs in there (one is about TeX, as we discussed on
>> IRC last Friday) but it does the job.
> I see why you needed help with the modular TeX now… I started the
> wip-texlive branch to overhaul our TeX packages, but as it requires
> changes to svn-fetch and some core texlive-* packages it will need to be
> merged into core-updates at some point.

That sounds good, I’m really happy there’s a way forward.

What’s currently the most difficult for me is to find out which packages
I should add to the union to do the task at hand, but once I’ve found
out, it’s really nice.  :-)

Thank you,

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