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Re: We reached 10.000 package

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: We reached 10.000 package
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:37:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Hello Guix!

Jesse Gibbons <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:21:37 +0200
> Hartmut Goebel <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hurrah!
>> GNU Guix now provides 10,026 packages (updated July 12, 2019).
>> Congratulations!
>> And many thanks to everybody who contributed to this great project!
> This is big news for Guix. Very much worth a small slice of banana
> bread in celebration.

Yay, congrats everyone!  \o/

> Yet there is still a lot to do. How many of these packages work as
> intended? Some of them have an error when guix builds them, some of
> them immediately crash, and some of them take so long to build that it
> is impractical to try to install them with guix.
> If you show me a list of packages that don't build correctly or
> immediately crash on startup, I will work on fixing them. I have no
> doubt some volunteers are willing to do the same. If I had access to a
> good server I would be willing to work on packages that take more than
> a day to build like guile-emacs.

There are both build errors and packaging issues reported at
<>, so you won’t run out of ideas of packages
to work on.

If you do (!), you can also look at failing builds at



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