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Re: Odd behavior with --dry-run and --upgrade

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Odd behavior with --dry-run and --upgrade
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:41:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Roel Janssen <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès writes:
>> Roel Janssen <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Ludovic Courtès writes:


>> Everything that relates to command-line argument processing is in (guix
>> scripts build), for the common options, and then in each (guix scripts
>> *) module.
>> Roughly, the change I suggest would be along these lines:
> Aha.  Disabling grafting when the `--dry-run' switch is provided seems
> like exactly what we want to do.  Should we add a `--enable-grafts' too?

I don’t think so.  Given that they’re about security updated, I think
grafts should always be enabled by default, except for --dry-run.

>> However, since --dry-run is processed separately in each command, this
>> change should probably be duplicated.
>> Would you like to look into it?
> Yes!  Please allow me some time though.

Sure, no rush!

>> Something similar should be done in the Emacs interface.
> I'm not familiar with the code of the Emacs interface.  Any other
> takers for it?  Otherwise I will look into it, but that will take even
> more time :)

Maybe Alex can give a hand?  :-)

Thank you for looking into it!


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