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Re: Counting Packages yields wrong result

From: Björn Höfling
Subject: Re: Counting Packages yields wrong result
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:01:14 +0200

On Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:56:39 +0300
Alex Kost <address@hidden> wrote:

> Björn Höfling (2016-08-23 00:10 +0300) wrote:

> > Is that my problem? How can I script over the newest pull?
> "guix pull" updates "~/.config/guix/latest" link, and when you run
> "guix" command, it uses the packages from that directory.  So after
> "guix pull" you'll get the latest package recipes for "guix ..."
> commands.
> But "guix pull" doesn't influence your guile script that uses guix
> modules from some directories that come from GUILE_LOAD_PATH and
> GUILE_LOAD_COMPILED_PATH.  So to make your script use those fresh
> "guix-pulled" modules, you can modify these environment variables to
> include "/home/<you>/.config/guix/latest".

Yes, when setting the GUILE_LOAD_PATH that way, counting will increase
witha guix pull.

> An alternative is to use guix directly from a git checkout.
> See (info "(guix) Building from Git") for details.

Will try that also at a later time.

Thank you,


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