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[bug#42048] [PATCH 6/6] services: provenance: Save channel introductions

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: [bug#42048] [PATCH 6/6] services: provenance: Save channel introductions.
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:53:38 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.4.10; emacs 26.3

I looked through the changes and while I don’t fully understand the need
for adding the introduction to the provenance data, it looks good to
me.  Thank you!

One thing that I worry about is authentication of channels that are
added as dependencies of user-selected channels.  Let’s say my channel
“guix-bimsb” depends on “guix-past”.  How will users of “guix-bimsb”
authenticate the commits of “guix-past” when they don’t know about
“guix-past” (they only care about “guix-bimsb”), and don’t explicitly
add introduction information to their channels file?

Is there something that the authors of “guix-bimsb” can do to not only
indicate the dependency on “guix-past”, but also to attach introduction
information?  Will the format of the “.guix-channel” need to be


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