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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add wireless-tools.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add wireless-tools.
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:18:01 +0200
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David Thompson <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> David Thompson <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> There was a conversation on #guix today about wpa-supplicant possibly
>>> needing wireless tools in order to work.  Well, I haven't tested that
>>> yet, but I did write a package for the wireless tools.
>> I think it expects it to be in $PATH.
> So I guess we can either try to patch the source code to explicitly
> refer to the wireless-tools in the store, or make wireless-tools a
> propagated input?

I would either do nothing, or patch (with ‘wrap-program’) the
wpa_supplicant programs so they get $PATH right.

>> I think we should add to the installation image, no?
> That's a good idea.  Add to %base-packages?

No, to the ‘packages’ field in gnu/system/install.scm.
Could you do that?


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