<mekeor>luser1: so, i've got gnome and xmonad installed globally. i can switch between them using F1 (i.e. the currently active choice is shown on the bottom of the screen) but the switch doesn't take effect.
<mekeor>luser1: i'd prefer to be able to successfully switch between (1) gnome, (2) (plain) xmonad, and (3) xsession
<roelj>Then I seriously don't understand why my guix cannot download from https websites. 'guix download ...' works fine, but 'guix package -i ...' does not. So I assume guix-daemon handles the download of the install command.. So I run then both right after each other (./pre-inst-env guix-daemon ... ; ./pre-inst-env guix package -i ...).
<thomasd>ah, sorry, I misread. So does Nix not have these packages?
<roelj>I start to believe it's not about the packages, but more about the 'optimization' of those packages.. Using the Intel compiler would make the program run faster (but I haven't seen anything about how much, or whether it's faster at all)..
<thomasd>having arrived at the end, my impression is they like to use Nix to provide a homogenous environment (automake, glibc, etc) across all their machines (it's a network of hpc clusters), to isolate themselves from the OS (which may be a different version on different sites)
<thomasd>and then indeed, they like to use easybuild because it provides all the packages they need, for various toolchains (like intel)
<civodul>thomasd: so essentially, EB is used as a way to get proprietary software, right?
<civodul>thomasd: but i wouldn't be surprised if Intel prohibited benchmark publication from its customers
<civodul>roelj: what would that do? are you aware of --root?
<ng0>I'm not sure wether vim-scheme, the one I linked to last week or so, has bad indentation by default or if there's something I missed.. how do you solve the indent, efraim (or anyone else using vim)?
<roelj>civodul: It would do the equivalent of `guix package --search-paths -p /path/to/profile`
<roelj>civodul: And additionally unset any other environment variables when passing --pure?
<CharlieBrown>Before I went to bed, I put all the commands in the binary installation guide into a file and ran it as root in a script(1) session. I edited the lines to fit my system. I ran the script, pressed enter, quickly did Ctrl+Alt+F4, and ran away from the laptop to make sure I didn't keep myself preoccupied with it.
<CharlieBrown>Does this look OK? $ cat ~/data/guix/asroot-*.sh | sprunge
<slyfox>i have a silly question about closures: 'guix size ghc' reports gmp 3 times, libffi 3 times and ncurses 2 times.why those libraties are not shared? i tried to run 'gux graph --type=...' but seems all the graphs contain build-time depends
<lfam>Well, they are both French expressions. A native French speaker can explain the connotations more clearly
<civodul>slyfox: try 'guix graph -t references ghc', for the run-time deps
<civodul>lfam: i think you're right about the meaning of "à propos", at least that's what i wanted to convey :-)
<clacke[m]>apropos is most close to "speaking of", I would say
<efraim>__USE_GNU isn't linux specific, right? does that also target hurd?
<clacke[m]>vis-a-vis is "with regards to" or "as compared to"
<lfam>Using it, I can see the login program running on /dev/ttyS0 in a QEMU VM, although I don't know how to connect to the QEMU serial console.
<lfam>But, when I use it on my device that only has a serial console, I can see the system boot over the serial console, but Shepherd doesn't mention that the agetty-service has started, and the login prompt is not presented
<lfam>In QEMU, Shepherd does report that it's started the service
<civodul>of course debugging on bare metal is harder
<lfam>So, the difference is that for QEMU, I am using os-config-bare-bones.texi and adding agetty-service to %base-services. On bare-metal, I am editing gnu/system/install.scm to include the agetty-service
<civodul>you should test the exact same one in QEMU
<nliadm>oneliner to reproduce the problem I'm seeing: guix environment --ad-hoc go -- bash -c 'export t=$(mktemp -d); cd $t && export GOPATH=$(pwd) GOBIN=$(pwd)/bin && go get golang.org/x/tools/cmd/guru; cd && rm -rf $t'
<quiliro>what was the last message that was receive by me?