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Re: Xdm trisquel login fails after installing gajim on a fresh guix inst
Re: Xdm trisquel login fails after installing gajim on a fresh guix install (works after rolling back)
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 17:35:31 +0000
On Wed, 2 Jun 2021 10:30:17 -0300
"Adonay Felipe Nogueira via" <email@example.com> wrote:
> It might not be enough, but did you enable build substitutes when you were
> asked by the guix installation script?
Actually, I don't remember seeing that question. Maybe they are disabled then,
I will enable them.
> In general, you don't need to look those up unless a build process insists on
> failing or has another bug of some sort. The process I did came up to find
> those is somewhat complex, but still if you do want to follow mine, please
> read on.
> Most logs are kept at "/var/log/guix/drvs", but I do agree that you might
> need to do some searching, like this (lines starting with "$" are command
Thanks for the great tips, very helpful.
There are 138 files more recent than the generation before last. The names of
the .drv.bz2 files apparently include package names but I see nothing with xorg
or texlive, even in the older ones, while I am sure I saw them listed on the
Could that be visible inside of other .drv files in /var/log/guix?
> I think this is related to the XDG_DATA_DIRS environment variable. While
> "/etc/profile.d/guix.sh" does have some directions to set it, I had to put
> the following into my ~/.profile file in order to login:
> ---- Start of text ----
> ---- End of text ----
Excellent, it solves the problem.
> I did not have time to research ways to avoid this, but I guess that I'll
> have to fiddle with "/etc/profile.d/guix.sh" itself in order to test it more
The line there is a little different but I am not able to say whether that
should do the same or not. I guess I should spend more time on the bash manual,
this is perhaps one of the most useful manual to spend time on.
Anyway, thanks for the very good help !