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[bug#30410] [PATCH 2/2] doc: Document the --manifest option for guix pac

From: Konrad Hinsen
Subject: [bug#30410] [PATCH 2/2] doc: Document the --manifest option for guix pack.
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:35:41 +0100

* doc/guix.texi (Invoking guix pack): Document --manifest.
 doc/guix.texi | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index 13187f2e8..f64f95929 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -2841,6 +2841,19 @@ This has the same purpose as the same-named option in 
 build} (@pxref{Additional Build Options, @code{--expression} in
 @command{guix build}}).
address@hidden address@hidden
address@hidden -m @var{file}
+Use the packages contained in the manifest object
+returned by the Scheme code in @var{file}.
+This has a similar purpose as the same-named option in @command{guix
+package} (@pxref{profile-manifest, @option{--manifest}}) and uses the
+same manifest files. It allows you to define a collection of packages
+once and use it both for creating profiles and for creating archives
+for use on machines that do not have Guix installed. Note that you can
+specify @emph{either} a manifest file @emph{or} a list of packages,
+but not both.
 @item address@hidden
 @itemx -s @var{system}
 Attempt to build for @var{system}---e.g., @code{i686-linux}---instead of
2.14.3 (Apple Git-98)

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