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Re: Guix on macOS
Re: Guix on macOS
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:09:33 +0100
On Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:29:57 -0700
Chris Marusich <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Guix,
> I want to get Guix working on macOS. I recently had a need to do
> this, and I was sad to find that although Nix works on macOS, Guix
> isn't quite there yet. The manual makes it sound like this should be
> fairly straightforward, and I intend to give it a shot . But
> before I begin, I wanted to know: has anyone done this already? Is
> there interest? I've checked the email lists, and I didn't find much
> discussion about this.
I'm interested! My workplace hands out laptops running MacOS, and while
I don't use one, and most people using them do development in a Ubuntu
VM, I'd love to have the option to help my colleagues use Guix on their
> I know a lot of developers who use macOS as their primary workstation,
> and most of them use a combination of Homebrew  and manual
> installation for package management. It'd be great if Guix were easy
> to use on macOS! Not only is it the best package manager (of
> course! :-)), but it would be a great way to encourage the use and
> growth of free software among this group of people.
> Additionally, if you're interested in helping out, please let me know.
> To facilitate the work, I'm temporarily renting a Mac from MacStadium
>  (it's just a weak little Mac Mini  for now), and it would be
> trivial to give interested parties administrative access (via VNC and
> SSH) to facilitate the work.
I'd be interested in helping out, but I have never seriously used
MacOS, so this would be quite a learning curve.
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Re: Guix on macOS,
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