Pjotr Prins <pjotr.publi...@thebird.nl> skribis:

> On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 03:28:58PM +0200, Ludovic Court??s wrote:
>> >> For Guix developers, I think it's reasonable to have a traditional GNU
>> >> build system.  After all, Guix is also a regular software package that
>> >> people can build from source with './configure && make && make install'.
>> >
>> > My point is that we can simplify. I like simple. Simple is good.
>> >
>> > We can have both the configure and a simple Makefile.guix option. That
>> > is what I do with my projects.
>> >
>> > We do not need bootstrap, autoconf and configure on a running Guix
>> > system. We do need it for other distributions.
>> I agree.  build-aux/build-self.scm, which is what ???guix pull??? runs to
>> build Guix, is close to what you???re suggesting, IIUC: a pure-Guile build
>> script.  WDYT?
> It is interesting - especially the hoops jumping around guile
> versioning ;) - but it still looks like it invokes the traditional
> gnu-build-system.

No, (guix scripts pull) really just traverses the list of .scm files and
compiles them.


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