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Re: Configuration System's Handling of Missing Packages

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Configuration System's Handling of Missing Packages
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 15:46:43 +0200

On Wed, 23 Dec 2015 21:08:40 -0800
Keith Osterheld <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> How does the configuration system handle references to packages that
> aren't installed? For example, if I add (use-package-modules xfce) to my 
> config file
> but I don't have xfce installed, will guix automatically install it, or
> will it throw errors?
> Keith

If you don't add (use-package-modules xfce) at the top of your config and you
don't use it in (packages ...) then it won't be added.

On the other hand, if you added had (packages (cons* xfce ...)) but didn't
have (use-package-modules xfce) then it would throw an error.

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