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[bug#40246] [PATCH] gnu: Add cramfs-tools.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#40246] [PATCH] gnu: Add cramfs-tools.
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:22:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

Hi Vincent,

Vincent Legoll <address@hidden> skribis:

> From ff79a4b2d798bba222ac502a7aa1f7ef0a97e249 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Vincent Legoll <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:12:53 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: Add cramfs-tools.
> * gnu/packages/linux.scm (cramfs-tools): New variable.


> +    (name "cramfs-tools")
> +    (version "2.1")
> +    (source (origin
> +              (method url-fetch)
> +              (uri (string-append
> +                    "";

As reported by ‘guix lint’, please don’t refer to a generated tarball.

Instead you can use a hosted “hand-crafted” tarball if there’s one or,
more likely, ‘git-fetch’.

> +    (synopsis "Tools to manage Cramfs filesystems")
> +    (description "Cramfs is a Linux filesystem designed to be simple, small,
> +and to compress things well.  It is used on a number of embedded systems and
> +small devices.  This version has additional features such as uncompressed
> +blocks and random block placement.")

Could you write “file systems” (two words)?  This is by convention in
GNU and Guix.

Thanks in advance!


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