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Re: emacs-lucid (was Re: Emacs closure at ~900MB?)

From: Bonface M. K.
Subject: Re: emacs-lucid (was Re: Emacs closure at ~900MB?)
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 13:49:32 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Pierre Neidhardt <> writes:

> "Bonface M. K." <> writes:
>> Wouldn't that be redundant? If you wanted to use
>> EXWM, we already have EXWM provided on MELPA, so
>> you could just set that up. That's IMHO though.
> Maybe there is a misunderstanding.  We provide EXWM as a Guix package
> for those who don't want to use Emacs' own package manager.  Without an
> emacs-no-x-toolkit-exwm package, Guix+EXWM users would be forced to drag
> GTK->Mesa->LLVM just to start Emacs.

Ooof! I never thought about it /that/ way. Thanks
for clarifying.

> Besides, MELPA can't be used to build Guix systems, images and the like.

Yeah sure. In that case, it makes alot of sense to
have emacs-no-x-toolkit-exwm packaged.

Bonface M. K. (
Chief Emacs Mchochezi / Twitter: @BonfaceKilz
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