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Re: Getting rid of "source file [...] newer than compiled" messages

From: Gábor Boskovits
Subject: Re: Getting rid of "source file [...] newer than compiled" messages
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2019 23:24:58 +0200

Hello Katherine,

Katherine Cox-Buday <address@hidden> ezt írta (időpont:
2019. ápr. 6., Szo, 23:16):
> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:
> > This is really odd and I cannot reproduce this.  I wonder if this might
> > be related to some unusual file system choices or settings that cause
> > Guile to think that the source files are more recent.
> I have accepted that I have somehow gotten myself into a dark corner of
> Guix! I was expecting there to be a Guix command that would basically
> get any package back into a good state. I was kind of surprised that
> `guix build --check` or `guix build --repair` didn't help me out. My
> expectation was that maybe this would check the hash of the store with
> upstream and rebuild or redownload a substitute.

I believe you might be looking looking for guix gc --verify, and
suboptions thereof.

Does that help?

> > Can you show us the mtime of these files?  In my case both the scm and
> > the go files all have their mtime as 1970-01-01 01:00:01.000000000
> > +0100.
> One interesting point might be that there are no `.go` files. I would
> argue Guile's error message here could use some care, but even a better
> error message won't get me to a better spot :)
> Thanks again for the time, Ricardo.
> --
> Katherine

Best regards,

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