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Re: Doubt regarding waiting for substitutes

From: sirmacik
Subject: Re: Doubt regarding waiting for substitutes
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 01:15:28 +0200
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Raghav Gururajan <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello Guix!
> After `guix pull`, I usually run `guix upgrade --dry-run` to check
> which derivations will be built. If I find heavy ones like icecat,
> evolution, calibre, kodi, qtwebkit etc., what is the general rule of
> thumb waiting period for the substitutes to be available for those
> packages, before I re-run `guix upgrade`? Assuming I will not be doing
> another `guix pull` during the waiting.

Hey Guix!

I'd like to bump the question. New packages  like icecat and
ungoogled-chromium take sometimes really long time to come up.

Trying to compile those has even made fan in my laptop creak. (; 

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