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Re: Running guix on nixos

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Running guix on nixos
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:06:34 +0100
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Jeff Mickey <address@hidden> skribis:

> * Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> [2016-01-23 12:48]:
>> It would be interesting (on an intellectual level ;-)) to find out what
>> piece of libstdc++’s build system is responsible for choosing lib/
>> vs. lib64/ and what makes it choose something different.  I’m guessing
>> there’s necessarily an impurity in the build environment that explains
>> this.
> Never figured this out, seems it was the chroot issue, and maybe not
> running garbage collection when I thought I was.

You mean it works now?

> Sorry I don't have any logs.

Logs are automatically kept in /var/guix or /nix/var/something (see
‘guix build --log-file’), so it may still be possible to retrieve them.

>> Yes, you would be using two completely separate distros anyway.  The
>> advantages of using a single store, though, is that you would get
>> deduplication across the two distros, and running ‘guix gc’ or
>> ‘nix-collect-garbage’ would affect the whole store.
> I successfully got both the guix-daemon and the nix-daemon running on
> the same machine through nix's configuration syntax.
> Unfortunately, there is something wrong with how it uses acl, as it
> warns me every time and then re-builds the world. Just installing guix
> this way as it stands took 10+ hours of compute on an 8 core xeon with
> 32 gigs of ram.

What’s the warning?  That /etc/guix/acl is empty?
See <> 
if that is the case.


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