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[bug#36406] [PATCH] gnu: Add bitcoin-abc.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#36406] [PATCH] gnu: Add bitcoin-abc.
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:39:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi swedebugia,

swedebugia <address@hidden> skribis:

>>From 1ce83b0ceabac0260f6a9dc43d4df1cc75236aa7 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: swedebugia <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 22:06:33 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: Add bitcoin-abc.
> * gnu/packages/finance.scm (bitcoin-abc): New variable.


> +(define-public bitcoin-abc
> +  ;; This is a fork of bitcoin-core and identical to upstream.
> +  (package
> +    (name "bitcoin-abc")

Since everything except ‘source’ is identical, I think we should write
it as:

    (inherit bitcoin-core)

> +    (synopsis "Bitcoin ABC peer-to-peer full node for the Bitcoin Cash 
> protocol")
> +    (description
> +     "Bitcoin Cash is a digital currency that enables instant payments to 
> anyone
> +anywhere in the world.  It uses peer-to-peer technology to operate without
> +central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out
> +collectively by the network.  Bitcoin ABC is the reference implementation
> +of the Bitcoin Cash protocol.  This package provides the Bitcoin Cash command
> +line client and a client based on Qt. This is a fork of bitcoin-core.")

Could you make the description a bit more specific to Bitcoin ABC?
Otherwise it’s hard to tell how it differs from bitcoin-core.

Thanks in advance!


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