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Re: Building packages in REPL

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Building packages in REPL
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:26:05 +0300

On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 12:00:17PM +0200, zimoun wrote:
> Dear,
> On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 at 09:25, Konrad Hinsen <> 
> wrote:
> > Anthony Quizon <> writes:
> >
> >> Is there a way that I can build a package via the repl?
> Well, it is not what you are asking I guess, but it is possible:
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> $ guix repl
> scheme@(guix-user)> (use-modules (guix scripts build))
> scheme@(guix-user)> (guix-build "-L" "." "bonjour")
> /gnu/store/m658csbnly6zywfl5nax9glya3rzhbdy-bonjour-2.10
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

As a side note, the various guix-foo commands from guix/scripts/* have
an undefined return value so you can't check for #t or anything to see
if a package built.

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