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Re: Exact same 'call-with-temporary-directory' defined twice?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Exact same 'call-with-temporary-directory' defined twice?
Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 22:59:19 +0200
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zimoun <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Sun, 17 May 2020 at 23:53, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > Naively: does it make sense to move it to "guix/build/utils.scm"?
>> No because it depends on (guix build syscalls) for ‘mkdtemp!’ and
>> there’s currently that assumption that (1) (guix build utils) can be
>> used on a statically-linked Guile, and (2) it has no dependencies.
> Thank you for the explanations.  I am not sure to understand the
> assumption (1) but never mind.

Regarding (1): a statically-linked Guile cannot call ‘dynamic-link’ to
access libc symbols, so it cannot use FFI bindings to libc such as those
in (guix build syscalls).



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