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Re: GNOME: Suggesting ‘guix gc’ upon low disk space

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: GNOME: Suggesting ‘guix gc’ upon low disk space
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 19:05:33 +0200
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Ricardo Wurmus <> skribis:

> It never occurred to me to patch applications to do more useful things
> in a Guix context, because we have always been rather conservative in
> applying patches.  But I think this is a good idea.

Yes, it’s an exception to our zero-patch policy, but I think it’s worth

> I don’t know the answer.  If we submit the patch upstream, though, we’d
> probably have to make it conditional, perhaps depending on the presence
> of /gnu/store or something like that.

Yeah.  It may be a hard sell, even within an #ifdef.


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