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Re: Move switch-symlinks to (guix build utils)

From: Maxime Devos
Subject: Re: Move switch-symlinks to (guix build utils)
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 14:09:14 +0200
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Arun Isaac schreef op wo 01-06-2022 om 13:04 [+0530]:
> Hi Guix,
> The switch-symlinks function from (guix utils) is often required in
> activation-service G-expressions. But, only (guix build utils) and not
> (guix utils) is available to such G-expressions. See, for example, the
> pcscd-activation G-expression in (gnu services security-token) where
> switch-symlinks gets
> redefined. 
> Could we move switch-symlinks to (guix build utils)? Would such a change
> require a core-updates cycle?

To avoid a world-rebuild, you could for now make a module (guix build
symlinks) or such?  An alternative is (gnu build activation), but then
some (guix ...) modules would depend on (gnu ...).


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