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Re: developing for guix with git

From: Nils Gillmann
Subject: Re: developing for guix with git
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:24:48 +0100
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Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Nils Gillmann <address@hidden> writes:
>> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
>>> On Tue, Feb 02, 2016 at 10:28:25PM +0100, Nils Gillmann wrote:
>>>> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> > Nils Gillmann <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Do you happen to know why guix in the situation I described,
>>>> >> being on an up to date branch following master refuses to build,
>>>> >> but once I switch to master branch, make clean, make clean-go (or
>>>> >> go-clean?) and run make (and the other commands) again it builds
>>>> >> successfully? This was my initial confusion.
>>>> >
>>>> > It’s hard to say without being able to take a look at the state of the
>>>> > branch.  It is possible that a change you introduced in your branch
>>>> > broke things.  Maybe you could share error messages?
>>>> I'll inline all the things here now:
>>> [...]
>>>> ;;; ERROR: Unbound variable: git-fetch
>>> Did you import (guix git-download)?
>> I am not sure.
>> Adding to the Email I just wrote to this thread, how would I do this?
> Leo means to add this to the file you have edited (lisp.scm).
> Currently, there’s only
>       #:use-module (guix download)
> but you need to also add
>       #:use-module (guix git-download)
> if you’re using the ‘git-fetch’ procedure.  Because ‘git-fetch’ is
> undefined otherwise Guile fails to load “lisp.scm” and this failure
> cascades through everything else.
> It would certainly be nice if the actual error would appear on the last
> line instead of one of the errors resulting from not being able to load
> “lisp.scm”.

I see. Okay, I'll try that and see if world builds again successfully.

I might've been preoccupied due to being a bit ill and not fully capable
in understanding what I am doing, I guess. I dislike giving answers
which are shorter than the actual message, but thanks for helping ill-me
so far. I hope this solves the problem I had.


> ~~ Ricardo


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