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Re: "guix-latest" differs when two users run "guix pull" from same commi

From: Mike Gerwitz
Subject: Re: "guix-latest" differs when two users run "guix pull" from same commit
Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2018 21:17:22 -0500
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On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 22:57:17 -0800, Chris Marusich wrote:
> Chris Marusich <address@hidden> writes:
>> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>>> Chris Marusich <address@hidden> skribis:
>>>> When two users run "guix pull" using the same commit, two different
>>>> versions of "guix-latest" get built.  This surprised me, and in any case
>>>> it seems inefficient to build the same version of Guix two times.  Why
>>>> do two different derivations get built?
>>> That’s a bug!  :-)
>> I see!  Nice to know my suspicions were correct.
> Ludo, did you fix this recently?  Anecdotally, I noticed that the
> problem no longer occurs using a recent version of Guix.

I still seem to have this issue.

My workaround is to just manually symlink ~/.config/guix/latest to the
same derivation as root's.  Since Ludo said this behavior seems to be a
bug, can I assume that it is safe to do so?

Mike Gerwitz
Free Software Hacker+Activist | GNU Maintainer & Volunteer
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