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bug#31102: [PATCH] gnu: wpa-supplicant: Install wpa_gui.

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: bug#31102: [PATCH] gnu: wpa-supplicant: Install wpa_gui.
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:19:11 +0200
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Marius,
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:
>> * gnu/packages/admin.scm (wpa-supplicant)[inputs]: Add QTBASE and QTSVG.
>> [native-inputs]: Add IMAGEMAGICK and INKSCAPE.
>> [outputs]: New field.
>> [arguments]: Add phases 'build-wpa-gui' and 'install-wpa-gui'.
> The patch LGTM, but I wonder if we should make it a separate package.
> Since it uses a separate output, that should be fine *if* you get
> substitutes.  If you don’t, then you end up building Qt.
> Since wpa_supplicant is a requirement for most GuixSD configs, that
> could be an issue.
> From the patch, it seems that the GUI is well isolated, in a separate
> directory, with a different build system and all.  Do you think it would
> work to make a separate “wpa-supplicant-gui” package?  WDYT?

Yes, that makes sense.  I pushed it as a separate package in

I'm now using the GUI to manage all wireless connections along with a
custom WPA Supplicant service that will be submitted in due time.

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