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Re: [ANN] Emacs-Guix 0.4

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: [ANN] Emacs-Guix 0.4
Date: Fri, 25 May 2018 22:59:12 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (2018-05-24 21:02 -0400) wrote:

> Hi Alex,
> Thank you for this new release. I am enjoying the cool new features!
> On 05/24/2018 at 20:21 Alex Kost writes:
> [...]
>> I recalled that C-u prefix is already occupied by specifying an
>> arbitrary profile for the package commands.  So, I'm afraid instead of
>> "C-u M-x guix-dependent-packages" there will be "M-x
>> guix-direct-dependent-packages".
>> Or maybe I should just break this dull "convention" (I mean "C-u" for
>> profiles) as probably no one uses it anyway :-)
> +1
> FWIW, ISTM this use of "C-u" is more global than typical and thus feels
> a bit counter-intuitive. Since you have made it very easy to jump
> between profiles in *Guix Profiles* I think it would be good to switch
> to using "C-u" for more command-specific modifications. This might also
> help avoid "function bloat in emacs-guix."

I agree.  Although I decided to make another solution for this case:
"M-x guix-dependent-packages" will ask you for the "dependent type" in
the minibuffer: "all" (default) or "direct".


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