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Re: Proposal: prefetch tarballs in a batch

From: Nikita Karetnikov
Subject: Re: Proposal: prefetch tarballs in a batch
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:19:23 +0400

>> 1. Should the recursion stop when ‘fixed-output-derivation?’ returns #t?

> I think so.  In general fixed-output derivations are the things you
> would like to pre-fetch; so you would typically call ‘build-derivations’
> on these to do the actual pre-fetching.

Could you show a package with a fixed-output derivation?  My current
implementation calls itself indefinitely because the base case is never

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