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Re: How do you write a package's deps to a file?

From: Bonface M. K.
Subject: Re: How do you write a package's deps to a file?
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:15:07 +0300
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Hi Efraim!

Efraim Flashner <> writes:

>> Notice that the version, home page and description
>> are repeated across rows. Herein lies my question:
>> How would you fetch the details of the inputs(like
>> version, home-page, description) etc etc from a
>> modifed phase. Do I need to create a closure from
>> which I can import the modules like say _(use (gnu
>> packages))_. How do I do that if that's the case?
>> Is it also possible to get the same information in
>> a fine grained manner, like say get the
>> propagated-inputs instead of getting /all/ inputs?
> I think it would be easiest to compute this outside the package
> definition and then add it as an input and just plop the precomputed
> file into place in a custom phase.

Yes! I think this will do it for this case. Would
never have thought of that! Thanks!

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