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Hartmut Goebel May 29, 2016, 5:05 p.m. UTC
* doc/guix.texi (Binary Installation): Add note about no need for a
virtual machine.
---
 doc/guix.texi | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Efraim Flashner May 29, 2016, 5:39 p.m. UTC | #1
On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 07:05:39PM +0200, Hartmut Goebel wrote:
> * doc/guix.texi (Binary Installation): Add note about no need for a
> virtual machine.
> ---
>  doc/guix.texi | 9 ++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
> index 01363c1..fab39e5 100644
> --- a/doc/guix.texi
> +++ b/doc/guix.texi
> @@ -19,7 +19,8 @@ Copyright @copyright{} 2015 Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer@*
>  Copyright @copyright{} 2015, 2016 Leo Famulari@*
>  Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Ben Woodcroft@*
>  Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Chris Marusich@*
> -Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Efraim Flashner
> +Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Efraim Flashner@*
> +Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Hartmut Goebel
>  
>  Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
>  under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or
> @@ -354,6 +355,12 @@ dependencies.  This is often quicker than installing from source, which
>  is described in the next sections.  The only requirement is to have
>  GNU@tie{}tar and Xz.
>  
> +Installing Guix on an arbitrary system as descibed here is absolutely
                        ^^^
                    on a foreign distro (maybe?)
> +save for your originating system. Only two directories, a service and a
    ^^^
  safe
> +bunch of easy-to-spot users are created. All work you'll do will be done
> +within this. Even for your first steps setting up a virtual machine is
> +completely unnecessary.
> +
>  Installing goes along these lines:
>  
>  @enumerate
> -- 
> 2.7.4
> 
>
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diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index 01363c1..fab39e5 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -19,7 +19,8 @@  Copyright @copyright{} 2015 Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2015, 2016 Leo Famulari@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Ben Woodcroft@*
 Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Chris Marusich@*
-Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Efraim Flashner
+Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Efraim Flashner@*
+Copyright @copyright{} 2016 Hartmut Goebel
 
 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
 under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or
@@ -354,6 +355,12 @@  dependencies.  This is often quicker than installing from source, which
 is described in the next sections.  The only requirement is to have
 GNU@tie{}tar and Xz.
 
+Installing Guix on an arbitrary system as descibed here is absolutely
+save for your originating system. Only two directories, a service and a
+bunch of easy-to-spot users are created. All work you'll do will be done
+within this. Even for your first steps setting up a virtual machine is
+completely unnecessary.
+
 Installing goes along these lines:
 
 @enumerate