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Re: How to create and maintain a personal Guix fork?

From: wolf
Subject: Re: How to create and maintain a personal Guix fork?
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:06:56 +0200

On 2023-09-05 09:18:45 -0700, Felix Lechner wrote:
> Hi Wolf,
> On Sun, Sep 3, 2023 at 11:31 AM wolf <> wrote:
> >
> >   I would like to start my own fork of the upstream Guix
> That's great news! I think it's the only way to contribute important
> changes to Guix. You may find some helpful information at the end of
> this message:
> I pull unauthenticated right now but should probably add my key to
> 'lechner-experimental' on Codeberg. Thanks!

In the end more steps were required than I expected.  And the signing sadly
required patching git-authenticate.scm in the fork.  I put together a script
that automates this process, maybe it will be useful to others as well:

> Kind regards
> Felix
> P.S. Perhaps you meant to force a reply to the list alone. I copied you, 
> anyway.

Have a nice day,

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