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bug#39402: set-xorg-configuration pulls in unsupported packages on targe
bug#39402: set-xorg-configuration pulls in unsupported packages on target architecture
Tue, 4 Feb 2020 13:05:21 +0200
On Mon, Feb 03, 2020 at 01:22:16AM +0000, shtwzrd via Bug reports for GNU Guix
> Howdy :),
> I've found that the `set-xorg-configuration` service ends up pulling in
> `xf86-video-intel` as a dependency. But `xf86-video-intel` fails to build,
> checking whether to include UXA support... no
> checking whether to include SNA support... auto
> checking for xvmc dri2proto x11 x11-xcb xcb-dri2 xcb-aux libdrm_intel... no
> checking whether to include XvMC support... no
> checking which acceleration method to use by default... configure: error: UXA
> requested as default, but is not enabled
> "--enable-fast-install" "--build=aarch64-unknown-linux-gnu"
> "--with-default-accel=uxa" failed with status 1
> What's more, the package definition for xf86-video-intel contains this:
> ;; This driver is only supported on Intel systems.
> (filter (lambda (system) (or (string-prefix? "i686-" system)
> (string-prefix? "x86_64-" system)))
> So it seems like it's a bug that it currently gets included on non i686 and
> x86_64 targets.
> Even if I supply a modules field in set-xorg-configuration where I exclude
> `xf86-video-intel`, guix still tries to build it.
Can you share your config? We might be able to work around it for now.
> The only reference to `xf86-video-intel` is its inclusion in
> %default-xorg-modules -- would making the contents of that list target-aware
> be a potential fix?
That sounds like a good long-term solution, to only include modules
which are appropriate for that architecture.
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