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Re: Continuous Integration for package.el Packages

From: Moritz Ulrich
Subject: Re: Continuous Integration for package.el Packages
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:14:58 +0200
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Moritz Ulrich writes:

> Richard Stallman writes:
>>         [ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider
>>         [ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,
>>         [ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example.
>>     Nix is a pretty good fit for this kind of tests because it limits access
>>     to all resources. This prevents leaking of the host environment into the
>>     build, preventing implicit dependencies.
>> How about using Guix?  Guix is supposed to be similar to Nix,
>> but using Guile, and it is meant for GNU.
> The tests running on the Hydra instance are just a side effect of my
> efforts to add the emacs packages to Nix (I'm a NixOS user). Using Guix
> should be easy and almost a straight translation. I'm just not (yet)
> familar with Guix to give this a try myself.
> Maybe I will in the future.

Also, guix currently can't live without Nix. Guix can do the high-level
work (generating a derivation file) but won't do all the builds and

Moritz Ulrich

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