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Re: LilyPond in Debian

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: LilyPond in Debian
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:52:19 +0200
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Urs Liska <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 11.09.2017 um 14:47 schrieb David Kastrup:
>> Urs Liska <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Am 11.09.2017 um 11:23 schrieb David Kastrup:
>>>> Urs Liska <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> Yes, indeed better than nothing (sudo apt install lilypond => "package
>>>>> lilypond has no release candidate").
>>>>> OTOH it may take some pressure off the need for a "proper" solution ...
>>>>> Hm, will I be able to get a system where I can build LilyPond again? I'm
>>>>> really not fluent enough with package management, but could I install
>>>>> Guile 1.8 from sid and use that for setting up my LilyPond environment?
>>>>> I really don't want to use an extra virtual machine just for that.
>>>>> (I don't need step-by-step instructions here, just a confirmation if it
>>>>> is possible (and maybe a general pointer on how to proceed)
>>>> You just take the Guile 1.8.8 distribution (Git or tarball) to some
>>>> suitable directory and do
>>>> ./  # I think
>>>> ./configure --disable-error-on-warning --prefix=/opt/guile-1.8
>>> This worked quite well, except I had to compile GNU MP along the way,
>>> which made me stumble over this little gem of web publishing:
>>> <p style="text-align:center;">This site does <b>not</b>use cookies
>>> <button type="button">I agree!&nbsp;</button></p>
>>> :-)
>>>> make
>>> This aborts with errors related to .texi files and ...
>> Oh right.  Should not have gone from memory.
> Thanks, but:
> $ git apply 0001-Fix-Texinfo-sectioning.patch

git am 0001-Fix-Texinfo-sectioning.patch

git apply is for diffs, not for mail-formatted patches.  No idea whether
it would help, but at least you get a proper commit.

David Kastrup

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