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Re: GNOME 3.34 in GNU Guix and security

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: GNOME 3.34 in GNU Guix and security
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 10:11:33 +0100
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Raghav Gururajan <> writes:

> Hi Ricardo!
>> I don’t know if anyone is working on it right now, though.  I was told
>> months ago that Raghav Gururajan was working on GNOME upgrades as part
>> of the wip-desktop branch, but my occasional questions for a status
>> upgrade have gone unanswered.  Raghav, please correct me if I’m
>> mistaken.  It would be good to clarify what is and isn’t the scope of
>> wip-desktop.
> wip-desktop consists of some upgrades, plus, lot of improvements to
> gnome packages and it's immediate dependencies. About 50% of them not 
> merged directly in master. When Danny and I, were merging other 50% to
> core-updates, core-updates were broken. So we tried to merge few
> commits in master, which got reverted due to high re-builds. I was
> told by Danny that we can only merge stuff when c-u is back to normal.

Thanks for the update!

> Since huge time has passed, we need to re-work some commits with
> rebasing from master. This gonna require testing via huge re-builds. 
> Danny is working on setting-up a powerful system to do this work.

I think that should be capable of building your branch.

> Let me speak to Danny and get back to you here. Due to the security
> nature of this issue, I am willing to spend this month focusing on 
> GNOME/wip-desktop.

Excellent!  Let me know if there’s anything I can do to assist.


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