<jackhill>and to answer my question about installing directly using guix on a foreign distro: guix system disk-image is probably the way to go.
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<catonano>madage: oh ok. There's someone on Mastodon who was struggling with building GnuTLS too and the sympthom seemed to be similar to yours
<catonano>madage: so I thought you were the same person
<noobly>the other day I was on here asking about guixSD having any system wide declarations for building packages, similar to what gentoo has with use flags.. Someone responded with something interesting, but I can't seem to find again. I know it had to do with "graph" of some sort, and I don't think it's this article: https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/blog/2018/a-packaging-tutorial-for-guix/ , though it does mention make-flags
<dvn>Helping a friend follow the installation instructions from the manual for the Binary Install. Everything has been good so far, but we're near the end and it's time to "guix package -i glibc-utf8-locales" and it has just been sitting with no output for about 10 minutes
<g_bor>We currently update a postgis database using osm2pgsql append.
<dvn>I've tried setting the --verbose option, but no change.
<g_bor>This leads to a constanct grow of the db size.
<g_bor>I currently have a very basic workflow, I keep config files in a repo, when I change something, the provisioner copies the new configs over scp, then ssh-s to the machines and reconfigures them.