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Re: No Guile on Windows?

From: Stefan Israelsson Tampe
Subject: Re: No Guile on Windows?
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 16:20:24 +0200

I use guile all the time at my windows 10 machine at work (WSL) to handle
xml files. Used apt to get it.

On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 4:01 PM Ludovic Courtès <> wrote:

> Hi!
> Eli Zaretskii <> skribis:
> > <rant>
> > Sadly, Guile seems to care only about one OS: GNU/Linux, and more or
> Guile is software so it’s doesn’t care one way or the other ;-), but
> it’s true that the maintainers and probably most contributors are
> primarily concerned with GNU/Linux.
> However, my understanding is that Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) has
> the potential to make all of us happy.  For example, here’s info from
> someone who got Guix to run on Windows/WSL2:
> Running Guile alone should be easier.  Notably, I would expect a bundle
> created with ‘guix pack guile’ to Just Work on Windows.
> Does anyone have experience with that?
> Thanks,
> Ludo’.

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