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06/06: doc: Show both the "bare-bones" and the "desktop" configurations.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: 06/06: doc: Show both the "bare-bones" and the "desktop" configurations.
Date: Sat, 09 May 2015 21:54:07 +0000

civodul pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guix.

commit dd51caac55f052cecc61c7b8ab16654e3ace569f
Author: Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden>
Date:   Sat May 9 23:51:46 2015 +0200

    doc: Show both the "bare-bones" and the "desktop" configurations.
    * doc/guix.texi (System Installation): Add xref to "Using the
      Configuration System" instead of including one here.
      (Using the Configuration System): Remove first example, and include
      os-config-bare-bones.texi instead.  Include os-config-desktop.texi as
      a second example.
    * (OS_CONFIG_EXAMPLES_TEXI): New variable.
      (doc/os-config.texi): Remove.
      (doc/os-config-%.texi): New target.
 .gitignore    |    2 ++        |   12 ++++++++----
 doc/guix.texi |   55 +++++++++++++++++++------------------------------------
 3 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)

diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
index eaa7dbd..47cb395 100644
--- a/.gitignore
+++ b/.gitignore
@@ -112,3 +112,5 @@ GTAGS
diff --git a/ b/
index c517e0f..df85cfe 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -25,12 +25,16 @@ EXTRA_DIST +=                                       \
   doc/images/bootstrap-graph.eps               \
+OS_CONFIG_EXAMPLES_TEXI =                      \
+  doc/os-config-bare-bones.texi                        \
+  doc/os-config-desktop.texi
 # Bundle this file so that makeinfo finds it in out-of-source-tree builds.
-BUILT_SOURCES        += doc/os-config.texi
-EXTRA_DIST           += doc/os-config.texi
-MAINTAINERCLEANFILES  = doc/os-config.texi
-doc/os-config.texi: gnu/system/examples/bare-bones.tmpl
+doc/os-config-%.texi: gnu/system/examples/%.tmpl
        $(MKDIR_P) "`dirname "$@"`"
        cp "$<" "$@"
diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index ea4a5c7..33b1c2e 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -3925,20 +3925,14 @@ that end, the installation system comes with two text 
editors: GNU nano
 It is better to store that file on the target root file system, say, as
-A minimal operating system configuration, with just the bare minimum and
-only a root account would look like this (on the installation system,
-this example is available as @file{/etc/configuration/bare-bones.scm}):
address@hidden the Configuration System}, for examples of operating system
+configurations.  These examples are available under
address@hidden/etc/configuration} in the installation image, so you can copy
+them and use them as a starting point for your own configuration.
address@hidden os-config.texi
address@hidden example
-For more information on @code{operating-system} declarations,
address@hidden the Configuration System}.
-Once that is done, the new system must be initialized (remember that the
-target root file system is mounted under @file{/mnt}):
+Once you are done preparing the configuration file, the new system must
+be initialized (remember that the target root file system is mounted
+under @file{/mnt}):
 guix system init /mnt/etc/config.scm /mnt
@@ -4021,29 +4015,7 @@ kernel, initial RAM disk, and boot loader looks like 
 @findex operating-system
-(use-modules (gnu)   ; for 'user-account', '%base-services', etc.
-             (gnu packages emacs)  ; for 'emacs'
-             (gnu services ssh))   ; for 'lsh-service'
-  (host-name "komputilo")
-  (timezone "Europe/Paris")
-  (locale "fr_FR.utf8")
-  (bootloader (grub-configuration
-                (device "/dev/sda")))
-  (file-systems (cons (file-system
-                        (device "/dev/sda1") ; or partition label
-                        (mount-point "/")
-                        (type "ext3"))
-                      %base-file-systems))
-  (users (list (user-account
-                (name "alice")
-                (group "users")
-                (comment "Bob's sister")
-                (home-directory "/home/alice"))))
-  (packages (cons emacs %base-packages))
-  (services (cons (lsh-service #:port 2222 #:root-login? #t)
-                  %base-services)))
address@hidden os-config-bare-bones.texi
 @end lisp
 This example should be self-describing.  Some of the fields defined
@@ -4076,6 +4048,17 @@ generated as needed (@pxref{Defining Services}).  
 Reference}, for details about the available @code{operating-system}
+The configuration for a typical ``desktop'' usage, with the X11 display
+server, a desktop environment, network management, an SSH server, and
+more, would look like this:
address@hidden os-config-desktop.texi
address@hidden lisp
address@hidden Services}, for the exact list of services provided by
 Assuming the above snippet is stored in the @file{my-system-config.scm}
 file, the @command{guix system reconfigure my-system-config.scm} command
 instantiates that configuration, and makes it the default GRUB boot

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