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bug#28659: v0.13: guix pull fails; libgit2-0.26.0 and 0.25.1 content has
bug#28659: v0.13: guix pull fails; libgit2-0.26.0 and 0.25.1 content hashes fail
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:30:26 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)
Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> skribis:
> Ludovic Courtès writes:
>> Perhaps we should make content-addressed mirrors configurable in a way
>> that’s orthogonal to derivations, something similar in spirit to
>> --substitute-urls? The difficulty is that content-addressed mirrors are
>> not just URLs; see (guix download).
> Hmm. I'm not sure what problem we are solving. Should we only do this
> for github(-like) tarballs? Do we see this problem with other sources,
> should we prevent it? Possibly github will never do something like this
> again. Or we could banish github/gitlab(?) auto-generated tarballs and
> go for git checkouts+commits?
Content-addressed mirrors help with disappearing and modified tarballs
in general; it’s not just GitHub.
Occasionally we see that problem with tarballs coming from elsewhere:
404 is quite frequent, and in-place modification happens from time to
time (even on ftp.gnu.org…).
bug#28659: v0.13: guix pull fails; libgit2-0.26.0 and 0.25.1 content hashes fail, Ludovic Courtès, 2017/10/02
- bug#28659: v0.13: guix pull fails; libgit2-0.26.0 and 0.25.1 content hashes fail, (continued)