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Re: Multiple profiles with Guix Home

From: Maxime Devos
Subject: Re: Multiple profiles with Guix Home
Date: Wed, 04 May 2022 11:24:17 +0200
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Liliana Marie Prikler schreef op wo 04-05-2022 om 06:23 [+0200]:
> Am Dienstag, dem 03.05.2022 um 23:11 +0200 schrieb Maxime Devos:
> > Liliana Marie Prikler schreef op di 03-05-2022 om 22:04 [+0200]:
> > > That's why I say the long-term goal is evaluating search paths over
> > > multiple profiles.  However, given that Guix Home is currently a
> > > technological preview and given on top that multiple profile
> > > support is "write your own shell script, will ya?", I think we can
> > > leave that as a nice to have for later.
> > 
> > In practice, ‘nice to have later’ becomes virtually never, see e.g.
> > not building dependencies again and again and not having to build
> > dozens of variants of a package (go-build-system (*) and cargo-build-
> > system (**). As such, I'd rather have ‘now’.
> In practice, this is still not a blocker, because extra inputs for
> search paths affect neither the purity nor the union-build much.

... I did not say anything about purity or union-build here?
Search paths are independent of union-build.


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