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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:47:24 +0100
mu4e 1.0-alpha3; emacs 25.3.1
Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
> Gábor Boskovits <address@hidden> skribis:
>> I believe, that we could make a powerful extension to guixsd if we could do
>> an installation from an installation description.
>> I think this installation description should look like the operating-system
>> description we
>> already have.
> In what way would it defer? :-)
> ‘operating-system’ *is* an “installation description.”
I guess it would differ from what we have currently in that it would
also specify partitioning information, which is not handled by
Does it make sense to extend “operating-system” such that disk
partitioning information could be included and (*holds breath*) acted
Acting on partitioning info is a little scary because it can easily lead
to data loss upon reconfiguration. Small bugs could lead to very big
problems, so maybe this should not be default behaviour.
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Re: Installation, George myglc2 Clemmer, 2018/01/17