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bug#42155: closed (--with-source=PACKAGE=REPLACEMENT-SOURCE doesn't work

From: GNU bug Tracking System
Subject: bug#42155: closed (--with-source=PACKAGE=REPLACEMENT-SOURCE doesn't work recursively)
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 13:19:01 +0000

Your message dated Tue, 21 Feb 2023 08:18:46 -0500
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regarding --with-source=PACKAGE=REPLACEMENT-SOURCE doesn't work recursively
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--- Begin Message --- Subject: --with-source=PACKAGE=REPLACEMENT-SOURCE doesn't work recursively Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 17:53:31 +0100
For example, `guix build --with-source=youtube-dl=blahblah mpv` builds
mpv normally, after giving a message: guix build: warning:
transformation 'with-source' had no effect on mpv@0.32.0

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--- Begin Message --- Subject: Re: bug#42155: --with-source=PACKAGE=REPLACEMENT-SOURCE doesn't work recursively Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 08:18:46 -0500 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.2 (gnu/linux)

Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:

> pkill9 <pkill9@runbox.com> skribis:
>>> I think what you're looking for is more of:
>>> guix build --no-grafts mpv --with-input=youtube-dl=$(guix build
>>> --no-grafts youtube-dl
>>> --with-source=https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/releases/download/2020.06.16/youtube-dl-2020.06.16.tar.gz)
>>> This didn't work for me though, I got:
>>> guix build: error:
>>> /gnu/store/9ncacjhzwlchpr1y5fd8ahdq59dsya20-youtube-dl-2020.06.16:
>>> unknown package
>> Even if that worked, it doesn't fix the issue of the --with-source flag
>> not working on the specified package's inputs.
> ‘--with-source’ is documented to be “shallow”: unlike ‘--with-input’ &
> co., it doesn’t apply recursively.
> I think we should change it though.

Closing, since that's been implemented per
28ade1bab207974cce6a014e7187968511fc5526 ("transformations:
'--with-source' now operates in depth.") last September.


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