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Re: M-x guix bug

From: John J Foerch
Subject: Re: M-x guix bug
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:43:02 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Hi!
> John J Foerch <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On a fresh guix installation with only a few packages installed, M-x
>> guix in emacs produced the following error:
>>   Cannot open load file: no such file or directory, magit-popup
>> It seems that guix's emacs components have an unlisted magit dependency.
> The dependency is documented (info "(guix) Emacs Initial Setup"), but
> note that it’s only necessary if you use the M-x guix popup.
> Without magit-popup, you can still use M-x
> guix-newest-available-packages, M-x guix-prettify-mode, M-x
> guix-licenses, and so on.
> HTH!
> Ludo’.

Okay, good to know.  I think that a helpful message instead of an error
would be appropriate, or perhaps some way of not exposing the 'guix'
command if magit is not installed.

Thank you,

John Foerch

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