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bug#25991: [PATCH] gnu: surf: Add 'dmenu' and 'xprop' to 'inputs'.

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: bug#25991: [PATCH] gnu: surf: Add 'dmenu' and 'xprop' to 'inputs'.
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2017 22:23:48 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> On Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:55:01 +0100
> Mekeor Melire <address@hidden> wrote:
>> This is meant to fix bug#25759 “Should 'surf' depend on 'xprop' and
>> 'dmenu'?“:
>> I'm not sure if we really want this patch to be merged because there was
>> not much of a discussion on this proposal on the mailing list.
> It's not finished.
> invokes xprop and dmenu - and these places would have to be
> substituted by store references, like:
> (substitute* "tree/config.def.h"
>   (("xprop") (string-append (assoc-ref inputs "xprop") "/bin/xprop"))
>   (("dmenu") (string-append (assoc-ref inputs "dmenu") "/bin/dmenu")))
> I'm not sure whether Guix will retain the store references on the next
> GC, though.

I'm sure Guix does, considering we use this trick for all sorts of
packages, including important ones like shadow.

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