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Re: Guile 3.0.7 compile cache messages

From: Zelphir Kaltstahl
Subject: Re: Guile 3.0.7 compile cache messages
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2021 22:15:40 +0000

On 6/2/21 11:45 PM, Zelphir Kaltstahl wrote:
> Hi Adriano!
> On 6/2/21 10:51 PM, Adriano Peluso wrote:
>> Il giorno mer, 02/06/2021 alle 12.20 +0000, Zelphir Kaltstahl ha
>> scritto:
>>>> How do I go about it? Simply removing the cache folder the messages
>>> point to?
>>>> And what commands would that alternative workflow entail?
>>> I skimmed your project and I see that there's only one dependency:
>>> Guile
>>> In fact, being the needs of your project so minimal, using a Guix
>>> environment is a bit of an overkill
>>> The way to deal with developing a project that is distrubuted throug
>>> Guix would be to have and environment (or a profile) based on your
>>> project 
>>> In such environment you would have a shell with all your project
>>> dependencies in it BUT your project itself
>>> So you would git checkout your project within such environment and you
>>> could build it, run the tests (if there are any) and generally work
>>> with it in such a shell
>>> as far as I understand (I stil don't know how channels work) you have
>>> installed your project with Guix AND you are working on it
>>> That's why the compiled code is in 2 different places
>>> One of them was installed by Guix and another one has been put there by
>>> Guile when it has autocompiled it
>>> You can
>>> 1) cancel the cache in your home folder
>>> 2) remove the package installed by Guix (maybe also garbage collect the
>>> store)
>>> 3) create a guix environment for your project
>>> The Guix cookbook has a paragraph on the difference between Guix
>>> profiles and Guix environments and also the Guix blog has something
>>> about this
>>> I'd also discuss this on the guix mailing list as people there are more
>>> immediately ready to discuss scenarios involving Guix
>>> Hope this helps
> I feel like I should clear up what I am doing with Guix a little.
> Currently there is only Guile as a dependency, as stated in the readme of the
> project.
> I usually put a script for activating a Guix environment into my projects, so
> that I can later add Guile libraries mostly without any difficulty to the
> accompanying manifest.scm file, making them available in the created 
> environment.
> The project is in its beginning stage, so right now there is no dependency.
> Later there might be guile-json to read in some config file. Or I define
> configuration directly in a Scheme file. Not sure about it yet.
> I do not plan to distribute the project via Guix, nor have I installed the
> project as a Guix package locally in the environment or have it in a channel
> somewhere. (Side note: As far as I know a channel is merely a separate Guix
> repo, where you only add the packages you want to have separately and then you
> can list that repo and the commit id in your channels.scm file.) I merely use
> Guix to have a reproducible environment to run the project in. As I understand
> it, an environment is recreated each time it is "activated", unless Guix has 
> it
> cached somewhere in its magic folders, which is different from how profiles
> work. I do not need a Guix profile for this project.
> What I like about this approach is, that I can come back to a project and 
> simply
> activate the environment and run the project, without having to worry about
> dependencies being missing, not installed in my current system, or anything 
> like
> that, assuming, that no one messes around with commit ids in the git repo of
> Guix. Another example is here:
> <>
> (also using guile-json to read a config, while the specific Guix commit is
> defined in channels.scm)
> And yes, it might be a bit overkill at this point in time ; ) I guess a bit
> paranoid as well.
> I think what I take from this is, that I will run garbage collect of Guix and
> remove Guile caches (~/.cache/guile/ as Matt mentioned, thanks!) and then 
> check
> again, whether the messages keep coming. If Guile has a cache outside of the
> project directory and outside of the Guix environment's files in the 
> /gnu/store
> thingy, then it might well be, that deleting that cache will get rid of the
> messages.
> Best regards,
> Zelphir

Mystery solved:

After deleting `~/.cache/guile` and
`/home/user/.guix-profile/lib/guile/3.0/site-ccache/*`, Guile does not display
the messages any longer.



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