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Re: Make a simple guile script to a package - source local file


From: Tomas Volf
Subject: Re: Make a simple guile script to a package - source local file
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2023 16:18:54 +0200

On 2023-10-23 18:01:12 +0000, Théo Tyburn wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have some guile CLI scripts and I would like to make them accessible
> in $PATH by putting each of them in a package.
> 
> Is there a simple way to do this without having to make a git
> repository ? What I would like is something like this:
> 
> > (package
> >   (name "script1")
> >   (version "0.0.0")
> >   (source (LOCAL-DIR "/path/to/scripts/"))
> >   (build-system trivial-build-system))
> 
> and then copy the guile script to /bin using the trivial build-system.
> 
> I guess what I'm looking for is a function like LOCAL-DIR. It would be
> similar to git-checkout but wouldn't require git. Is there such
> a thing ?

I believe you are looking for (source (local-file ..)), example can be found in
this excellent blog post:

https://guix.gnu.org/en/blog/2023/from-development-environments-to-continuous-integrationthe-ultimate-guide-to-software-development-with-guix/

> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Théo
>

)t.

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