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[bug#30340] [PATCH 1/6] gnu: qtbase: Use the store paths for other packa

From: Hartmut Goebel
Subject: [bug#30340] [PATCH 1/6] gnu: qtbase: Use the store paths for other packages and dynamically loaded libs.
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:26:03 +0100
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Am 13.02.2018 um 23:48 schrieb Marius Bakke:
> For tzdata in particular, we are trying to reduce the number of
> dependent packages so that we can update it directly on 'master'.  Often
> a new tzdata release introduces changes with near-immediate effects, so
> it's important to be able to update it fast.
> Adding it to qtbase would add 282 new dependent packages, which is
> unfortunate.  So I much prefer using TZDIR, even though it would be
> technically better to reference it directly.

IC. Should not be much of a problem to adopt the actual patch from NixOS.

But I wonder: How is ensured that timezone is installed e.g. in an `guix
environment`, if there is no dependency?

Hartmut Goebel

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