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Re: Package variation
Re: Package variation
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:13:19 +0300
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 01:04:05PM -0500, Brett Gilio wrote:
> Efraim Flashner writes:
> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 01:51:21AM -0500, Brett Gilio wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I am trying to customize my the default gnome-package which gets
> >> installed with the gnome-desktop-service.
> >> My strategy here has been to define a gnome-custom package in my
> >> config.scm which inherits the gnome package, and remove the dependencies
> >> that I do not use (such as gedit or nautilus).
> >> However, I am not successful. Below is my config.scm, does anybody have
> >> any ideas?
> >> --
> >> ;; This is an operating system configuration template
> >> ;; for a "desktop" setup with GNOME and Xfce where the
> >> ;; root partition is encrypted with LUKS.
> >> (use-modules (gnu) (gnu system nss) (guix packages))
> >> (use-service-modules desktop)
> >> (use-package-modules certs gnome)
> >> (define-public gnome-custom
> >> (package (inherit gnome)
> >> (name "gnome-custom")
> >> (inputs (alist-delete "nautilus" (package-inputs gnome)))))
> >> (define %my-gnome
> >> (modify-services %desktop-services
> >> (gnome-desktop-service-type config =>
> >> (gnome-desktop-configuration
> >> (gnome-package
> >> gnome-custom)))))
> > <snip>
> >> ;; Add GNOME and/or Xfce---we can choose at the log-in
> >> ;; screen with F1. Use the "desktop" services, which
> >> ;; include the X11 log-in service, networking with
> >> ;; NetworkManager, and more.
> >> (services (cons* (gnome-desktop-service)
> >> %my-gnome))
> > Here you still have the default gnome-desktop-service in the list, and
> > I'd assume you'd have a 50-50 chance of getting the right one when
> > logging in. I would change it to (untested!):
> > (services (cons* (service gnome-desktop-service-type
> > config =>
> > (gnome-desktop-configuration
> > (inherit config)
> > (gnome-package gnome-custom)))
> > %desktop-services))
> > and just remove %my-gnome from above.
> Hi Efraim,
> What you said makes sense, and I think we are on the right track
> here. This is what I have now.
> (define-public gnome-custom
> (package (inherit gnome)
> (name "gnome-custom")
> (inputs (alist-delete "nautilus" (package-inputs gnome)))))
> ;; .......
> (services (cons* (service gnome-desktop-service-type
> config =>
> (inherit config)
> (gnome-package gnome-custom)))
> However, it doesn't seem to recognize the gnome-desktop-service-type,
> which I know is coming from the desktop service. Perhaps we are defining
> it incorrectly? The documentation on the configuration system seems to
> suggest we use the gnome-desktop-service and then place the
> gnome-desktop-service, and then inherit and set the gnome-custom
> package. But I could be misreading it. Regardless, I am still
> unsuccessful here.
> Thank you for your time.
according to gnu/services/desktop.scm gnome-desktop-service-type should
work, but since it doesn't seem to like it then go ahead and try
config => ...
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