[PATCH] gnu/packages/base.scm: Make coreutils description clearer.

DoneSubmitted by Vitaliy Shatrov.
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Vitaliy Shatrov wrote on 20 Mar 2020 17:35
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From: Vitaliy Shatrov <D0dyBo0D0dyBo0@protonmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 23:19:58 +0700
Subject: [PATCH] gnu/packages/base.scm: Make coreutils description clearer.

* gnu/packages/base.scm
( Used help of anadon, nckx, and NieDzejkob on IRC, and
clear that coreutils package has no shell app included. )
---
gnu/packages/base.scm | 9 +++++----
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/gnu/packages/base.scm b/gnu/packages/base.scm
index e8150708c0..96f325920b 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/base.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/base.scm
@@ -353,10 +353,11 @@ used to apply commands with arbitrarily long arguments.")
                      #t)))))
    (synopsis "Core GNU utilities (file, text, shell)")
    (description
-    "GNU Coreutils includes all of the basic command-line tools that are
-expected in a POSIX system.  These provide the basic file, shell and text
-manipulation functions of the GNU system.  Most of these tools offer extended
-functionality beyond that which is outlined in the POSIX standard.")
+    "GNU Coreutils package includes all of the basic command-line tools
+that are expected in a POSIX system, excluding shell.  This package is the
+union of the GNU fileutils, sh-utils, and textutils packages.  Most of
+these tools offer extended functionality beyond that which is outlined in
+the POSIX standard.")
    (license gpl3+)
    (home-page "https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/")))
 
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Mathieu Othacehe wrote on 21 Mar 2020 15:15
Re: [bug#40150] [PATCH] gnu/packages/base.scm: Make coreutils description clearer.
(name . Vitaliy Shatrov)(address . D0dyBo0D0dyBo0@protonmail.com)(address . 40150-done@debbugs.gnu.org)
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Hello Vitaliy,

Pushed your patch with an edited commit message,

Thank you,

Mathieu
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