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Re: RFC: subcommand to pause/resume builds

From: John Soo
Subject: Re: RFC: subcommand to pause/resume builds
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 15:00:54 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Hello everyone,

Ludovic Courtès <> writes:

>> After perusing info recutils some, I expected the output to be more
>> like:
>> ChildProcessPID: 16923
>> ChildProcessCommand: guile --no-auto-compile -L
>> /gnu/store/8a0wry8cvr405ha8d8bpjyzj5dzghigd-module-import
>> /gnu/store/mh1fkn1d9c9mg6hihxvjngxmn3qjmp38-ungoogled-chromium-86.0.4240.111-0.c34a56d-guile-builder
> Yes, that would be nicer.

I sent in patch to address
it. With that I don't see any reason to consider a subcommand.

> However, note that if you fiddle with child processes, your warranty is
> void!  :-)

Definitely agreed.

> You’d be interfering with build processes, thus potentially changing
> their result in an uncontrolled way.

Like Mark said, I have seen tests potentially time out, and I have to agree.

I am done discussing a subcommand. I'll shift attention to #44460.

Thanks for listening to little old me :).

Have a nice weekend,


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