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gnu: Add Zile-on-Guile.

* gnu/packages/zile.scm (zile-on-guile): New variable.
Ludovic Courtès 6 years ago
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;;; GNU Guix --- Functional package management for GNU
;;; Copyright © 2012, 2013 Ludovic Courtès <>
;;; Copyright © 2012, 2013, 2017 Ludovic Courtès <>
;;; Copyright © 2014 Eric Bavier <>
;;; Copyright © 2016 Efraim Flashner <>
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(define-module (gnu packages zile)
#:use-module (guix licenses)
#:use-module (guix download)
#:use-module (guix git-download)
#:use-module (guix packages)
#:use-module (guix utils)
#:use-module (guix build-system gnu)
#:use-module (gnu packages autotools)
#:use-module (gnu packages bash)
#:use-module (gnu packages bdw-gc)
#:use-module (gnu packages perl)
#:use-module (gnu packages guile)
#:use-module (gnu packages gnupg)
#:use-module (gnu packages m4)
#:use-module (gnu packages man)
#:use-module (gnu packages ncurses)
#:use-module (gnu packages bash)
#:use-module (gnu packages pkg-config))
#:use-module (gnu packages perl)
#:use-module (gnu packages pkg-config)
#:use-module (gnu packages version-control))
(define-public zile
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"GNU Zile is a lightweight Emacs clone. It usage is similar to the
default Emacs configuration, but it carries a much lighter feature set.")
(license gpl3+)))
(define-public zile-on-guile
;; This is a fork of Zile that uses Guile, announced here:
;; <>.
(let ((commit "fd097811a60e58696d734c35b0eb7da3afc1adb7")
(revision "0"))
(inherit zile)
(name "zile-on-guile")
(version (string-append (package-version zile)
"-" revision "."
(string-take commit 7)))
(home-page "")
(source (origin
(method git-fetch)
(uri (git-reference
(url home-page)
(commit commit)
(recursive? #t))) ;for the Gnulib sub-module
(file-name (string-append name "-" version "-checkout"))))
`(("guile" ,guile-2.0)
,@(package-inputs zile)))
`(("m4" ,m4) ;for 'bootstrap'
("autoconf" ,(autoconf-wrapper))
("automake" ,automake)
;; For some reason, 'bootstrap' insists on having these.
("git" ,git)
("gpg" ,gnupg)
,@(package-native-inputs zile)))
(substitute-keyword-arguments (package-arguments zile)
((#:phases phases)
`(modify-phases ,phases
(add-after 'unpack 'bootstrap
(lambda _
;; Make sure all the files are writable so that ./bootstrap
;; can proceed.
(for-each (lambda (file)
(chmod file #o755))
(find-files "."))
(patch-shebang "gnulib/gnulib-tool")
(zero? (system* "sh" "./bootstrap"
"--skip-git" "--skip-po"
(add-after 'install 'wrap-command
(lambda* (#:key outputs #:allow-other-keys)
;; Add zile.scm to the search path.
(let* ((out (assoc-ref outputs "out"))
(scheme (dirname
(car (find-files out "^zile\\.scm$")))))
(wrap-program (string-append out "/bin/zile-on-guile")
`("GUILE_LOAD_PATH" ":" prefix (,scheme)))
(synopsis "Lightweight clone of the Emacs editor using Guile")
"GNU Zile is a lightweight clone of the Emacs editor, and Zile-on-Guile
is a variant of Zile that can be extended in Guile Scheme. Hitting
@kbd{M-C} (or: @kbd{Alt} and @kbd{C}) brings up a Guile REPL from which
interactive functions akin to those of Emacs can be invoked."))))