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[bug#33519] [PATCH 0/4] Reporting grafts in the user interface

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#33519] [PATCH 0/4] Reporting grafts in the user interface
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:27:34 +0100
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Clément Lassieur <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello Guix!
>> These patches add UI hints so that grafting derivations can be
>> distinguished from more expensive derivations, as suggested by
>> Ricardo a while back.
> [...]
>> Overall this makes operations more transparent.  Advanced users
>> will know what this means, and hopefully others will notice that
>> grafting is a relatively fast operation and discover that it has to
>> do with security updates.
>> Thoughts?
> This is awesome!

Glad you like it.  :-)

> And I imagine it will allow to distinguish packages and tests in
> Cuirass :-)

It’s tempting to use properties for all sorts of things (like we could
distinguish profile hooks, too), so yes, we could do more of that, but I
feel we should not go too far either.  :-)


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