<bombastus>After successfully running "guix build <package>", I ran "guix environment -C <package>" which then seems to have rebuilt all of the dependencies. What determines if environment can reuse the previously built dependencies?
<brendyn>From what I understand, which is not much, yes.
<ServiceRobot>people suggest Debian because of its package support and versitility, but it does not provide support for alternative init systems. the most I could find use openrc, but that init has problems of its own
<ServiceRobot>s6 looks like a viable solution, but the only main distros I could find it in are NixOS and GuixSD
<rekado>why does this keep happening for linux-libre?
<rekado>I thought that even in GNU people accepted that release tarballs should only be replaced in exceptional circumstances.
<rekado>I can’t believe there have been so many exceptional circumstances to justify repeated replacements of linux-libre tarballs.
<olivuser>hello everyone. Does anyone of you have a barebone configuration file for guixsd or know where I could find one? I am trying to get into configuring it but would love to inspect others' in order to better understand how it works.
<olivuser>hey. I have another question: what happens when I 'guix system init' one of these example configuration files while being on a foreign distro (also and especially considering the bootloader options which might be different)? Is it possible to init GuixSD on another partition (say, sda4 instead of sda1) and have the foreign distro and GuixSD coexist without conflict?
<alezost>olivuser: I initialized my GuixSD like that (with "guix system init" from another distro), and I have no problems with using GuixSD and the other distro on one machine.
<cbaines>olivuser, I think the interesting bit might be Grub, I'm not sure if that would allow you to boot in to your other distro...?
<alezost>olivuser: I handle my grub.cfg manually, I mean I don't allow GuixSD or any other distro to mess with my grub config :-)
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<olivuser>alezost: ho well, I guess thats a bit too advanced for me, at least for now. do you think I could 'init' GuixSD without messing with already-present grub configuration?