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Re: [ANN] Emacs-Guix 0.3.4

From: ng0
Subject: Re: [ANN] Emacs-Guix 0.3.4
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:49:30 +0000

Alex Kost transcribed 1.4K bytes:
> Hello, Emacs-Guix (Emacs interface for GNU Guix) version 0.3.4 has been
> released.  It may be installed with "guix package -i emacs-guix".
> The main new features are:
> 1. "M-x guix-hash": it prompts for a file, calculates its hash and puts
>    it into kill-ring (i.e., you can insert it with "C-y").  If it is
>    called on a directory, it ignores VCS files (like "guix hash
>    --recursive --exclude-vcs").  Also it supports dired-mode.  Thanks to
>    ng0 for the idea of this command!

Hey cool :) Thanks for the quick implementation of this fuzzy idea!
Thanks for your (and your contributors) work on this release :)

> 2. "M-x guix-derivation-mode": this major mode makes Guix derivations
>    more human readable by indenting them and by making buttons from the
>    store file names.  It is enabled automatically in "/gnu/store/….drv"
>    files.  Many thanks to Oleg Pykhalov for inventing and implementing
>    this feature!
> 3. As you probably know there are many single-line Guile files in the
>    store, for example:
>      /gnu/store/…-shepherd.conf
>      /gnu/store/…-activate-service
>      /var/guix/profiles/system/boot
>    Similarly to the derivation files, the above files are not human
>    readable as they are one-liners.  Now (I mean with Emacs-Guix 0.3.4),
>    whenever you open such a file, it will be re-indented (its buffer,
>    not the file itself!) and scheme-mode will be enabled there.
> 4. "M-x guix-superseded-packages": well, it just displays a list of
>    superseded packages.
> Happy Guix Year :-)
> -- 
> Alex

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