<bavier>I checked out a fresh copy of guix from git, and after configure, make fails during creation of doc/images/bootstrap-graph.png. I think the reason is that doc/images isn't being created beforehand
<mark_weaver>bavier: I think it's probably because the modification time of the source code for that file turned out to be newer than the .png file.
<gzg> Infiltrator: On the 0.4 image, you won't get more than GNU hello on there actually, keep in mind -- I wasn't even able to get parted and related file-system utils going, to expand the partitions in said image. :^P
<zacts>so will guix-1.0 be a comlete gnu/linux distro?
<gzg>zacts: Ideally, I'd assume that's the route/convention civodoul will probably try to hit, but I'm not sure. 0.5 will likely bare a fairly complete live-image though -- so it'd be on track, I think.
<mark_weaver>zacts: that's definitely where we're headed, although I don't know what the version number will be.
<gzg>Right now, just about everything besides kbd, some network utilities, conkeror, and maybe a desktop manager like slim -- my daily software stack is covered (well not stumpwm, but I plan to port and play around with guile-wm, eventually, and ratpoison can tide me over until then... :^J) So as soon as we have an installable image, I'm likely flocking to it.
<gzg>zacts: Of which, I'm personally trying to knock out the first two out -- but I think we need to compile a list of "must have" basics to ship in the "minimal image", which really isn't to far off from what we have in the demo, it's just the lack of space is so tight right now, that's there's little to no wiggle room working off of it.
<gzg>The EDSL is obviously the next big barrier, to get something orbiting the notion set-forth by NixOS, and it's something that will more-or-less be "needed", I think -- before we formally hit 1.0 status as a community.
<Infiltrator>By the way, to what extent is guix based on nix? Is there any shared code; or is it all concepts?
<mark_weaver>we use a slightly modified version of the nix-daemon.
*gzg is still very excited about DmD, but is worried about the prospects such as GNOME choosing to more-or-less make systemd like init-systems, a hard dependency.
<Infiltrator>Hahaha. Trying to install parted: 'guix package: error: build failed: writing to file: No space left on device'
<mark_weaver>there are a lot of ways we can cope with that. we could patch the relevant gnome modules, or we could add systemd-style interfaces to dmd, or some mix of these two approaches.
<gzg>mark_weaver: I know very, very little about about the software stack on this level; Though this is certainly an area of interest for me -- but for the time being, I'll take your word for it. It'd be quite ironic/sad if we couldn't pull such a thing off though. :^P
<gzg>Infiltrator: Yup and I don't think it ships with any other file-systems manipulation tools, either; So yeah, atm it's relatively useless -- but I'm tremendously hopeful that in ~4 months time, we'll have a solid live image; Even if said image isn't installable, it'd be nice to have a solid tech demo out and one we could point to. :^)
<Infiltrator>gzg: Like mark_weaver said, if it comes to it, with gnome being free software, we could just patch it.
<gzg>Infiltrator: Yeah, I think it's do-able, probably just going to be a big pain though and resources thusfar, are relatively slim (but hopefully, once said live-image is available -- it'll catch on like wildfire. :^) )
<Infiltrator>By the way, what's the correct way to shut down the qemu image?
<Infiltrator>Also, why does it seem to allow only two logins and then no more?
<gzg>Fyi, I need to pick a friend up from the bus-station in about half an hour -- too after that, I'm likely going to be for the night (... thinking about it, probably not the best time to start on this expression.) :^/