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Re: guile 1.8 removal proposal

On the topic guile applications: When they install a binary,
should we symlink from the guile bin folder to the pkg bin folder?
I assume people would expect binaries to be found this way instead
of extending their PATH to the guile bin folder.

Nikita Ronja Gillmann transcribed 0.6K bytes:
> Greg Troxel transcribed 0.7K bytes:
> > 
> > I have not fully thought this through, but guile 1.8 is really
> > unmaintained at this point, and it's hard to conceive of any maintained
> > code that should still be using it.  Guile 2.0 was released in 2011!
> > 
> > So I'm going to have a look to see if anything needs it that itself
> > should stay.
> Done on my end (for the packages I maintain) as of a couple of minutes ago,
> except for a handful in wip.
> > This may be too much for pre-branch, but it may be that nothing uses it
> > and nobody cares.  Speak up if you use guile 1.8 or something that
> > depends on it.
> > 

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