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Re: Install hook

From: John Darrington
Subject: Re: Install hook
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:23:39 +0100
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Hello Florian,

I agree that this is a problem.  It has been discussed before, and various 
solutions have been suggested, but I don't think install hooks was one of

Can you elaborate on your idea?  What would an install hook do, and how would
it work?


On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 11:30:48AM +0100, Florian Pelz wrote:
     Currently my ~/.guix-profile/share/glib-2.0/schemas/gschemas.compiled
     file contains only GSettings from one package. Guix warns about
     ???arbitrarily choosing??? this file when installing a package. This is
     bad; gschemas.compiled should be recreated on package install to
     include all GSettings stored in the Guix profile.
     Arch Linux uses hooks to compile GSettings schemas after installing a
     Am I correct in that Guix does not support install hooks? I believe
     install hooks are the proper way to solve this. This affects more
     than just GSettings.

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