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Re: Newbie user question: What do the columns shown by "guix package -I"
Re: Newbie user question: What do the columns shown by "guix package -I" mean?
Mon, 27 Feb 2023 11:53:31 +0100
On Sun, 26 Feb 2023 at 21:31, Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I, personally, would welcome breaking their scripts—in exchange
> for adding a ‘--format=<something machine-readable>’ option like
> we already do for ‘guix search’. A real API that's actually
> reliable and supportable. I think that's fair.
Well, that’s something I would like since a very long time. Well, I
even probably started somewhere an extension as replacement.
By <something machine-readable>, do you mean some placeholders?
> I just think I'd be outvoted and don't feel like starting a fight
That’s why extension. :-) It would avoid the fight and in the same time
it would help in designing such API allowing experimental breakage.
Well, I would also welcome this --format=<something machine-readable>. :-)