GNU bug report logs - #32844
Allow profiles to be instantiated from a profile's "manifest" file

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Package: guix; Reported by: ludo@HIDDEN (Ludovic Courtès); dated Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:19:02 UTC; Maintainer for guix is bug-guix@HIDDEN.

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Hello Guix,

Quoth <https://gnunet.org/bot/log/guix/2016-05-27>:

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<alezost> I think it's impossible to use ~/.guix-profile/manifest for "guix=
 package --manifest"=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> ah yes, we cannot convert an instantiated profile into source (wh=
ere "source" is the thing that one passes to --manifest)=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> but we could/should have an option to allow:=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> guix package -X ~someone/.guix-profile/manifest=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> guix package -Y /gnu/store/...-profile.drv=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> so people could simply carry over these things=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> also: guix package -W /gnu/store/...-profile=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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<civodul> all these are quite easy to implement=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=20=
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Ludo=E2=80=99.




Acknowledgement sent to ludo@HIDDEN (Ludovic Courtès):
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-guix@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to bug-guix@HIDDEN:
bug#32844; Package guix. Full text available.
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