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Re: A pleasant low-hanging fruit

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: A pleasant low-hanging fruit
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:44:37 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130005 (Ma Gnus v0.5) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Cyril Roelandt <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 03/05/2013 08:47 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I just had a brain wave and couldn’t resist: commit ef010c0 changes
>> ‘guix package --install’ such that, when installing a GNU package, it
>> automatically reports the availability of a new upstream version.
>> So, for instance, if you run it today:
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>> $ ./pre-inst-env guix package -i idutils -n
>> [nothing special here]
>> $ ./pre-inst-env guix package -i gettext -n
>> gnu/packages/gettext.scm:27:3: note: using gettext- but 
>> gettext- is available upstream
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> This works well with GNU packages, but breaks other packages:
> $ ./pre-inst-env ./scripts/guix package -i w3m
> Backtrace:

I can’t reproduce the problem with v0.1-237-gef86c39.

Could you check whether it happens with current master, and if it does,
add some ‘pk’ calls in there to see what happens?


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