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Re: Guix does not find packages

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Guix does not find packages
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:49:14 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <address@hidden> writes:

> Zelphir Kaltstahl 写道:
>> And then there is the strange issue, that I cannot install font
>> packages:
>> `guix package -i font-fira-code font-fire-mono font-fire-sans`
>> Gives:
>> `guix package: error: font-fire-mono: unknown package`
> This is just a typo.  Correct it and try again ;-)
>> Is my Guix installation buggy? I never did anything weird to it,
>> only
>> ever used the Guix CLI commands to interact with it.
> No.  It was a deliberate decision to make ‘guix search’/‘guix package
> -s’ show only the ‘top’ result when stdout is a TTY.  I don't like it
> either.  The argument was that packages are sorted with the most
> relevant one at the top, which would scroll out of view.

Oh. Thanks for explaining that.

> I *still* think we should either do nothing, or call $PAGER
> automatically when stdout is a TTY.
> Kind regards,
> T G-R

Joshua Branson
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