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Re: How to properly use channels? (my 'guix pull' throws error)

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: How to properly use channels? (my 'guix pull' throws error)
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 21:42:40 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1


> On Tue, Oct 02 2018, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:
>> AFAIK this defect has been fixed a couple of days ago.  Unfortunately,
>> you need to upgrade Guix with “guix pull” but without channels.  Once
>> upgraded you can use channels again.
> I actually ran "guix pull" right before I tried Ludovic's suggestion
> earlier today. Anyway I pulled again, and did a full system upgrade
> (guix package -u) and also reconfigure (sudo -E guix system reconfigure
> config.scm), and even a reboot.  The "guix pull" command is still
> complaining "no code for module (gcrypt hash)".

Could you please tell us which “guix” you are using?  “guix pull”
installs a new Guix to ~/.config/guix/current/bin.  Are you using Guix
from that directory?

> I thought ~/.config/guix/current symlink *is* the local source tree, and
> this document says both "./pre-inst-env guix pull" and "guix pull"
> upgrade it.

~/.config/guix is merely where “guix pull” installs new versions of
Guix.  The source tree is wherever you run Guix via “pre-inst-env”.


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