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[bug#35910] [PATCH] services: Add ‘/usr/bin/env’ special file.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#35910] [PATCH] services: Add ‘/usr/bin/env’ special file.
Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 23:06:24 +0200
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Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <address@hidden> skribis:

> I didn't even realise this was ‘missing’.  Is there any reason not to include 
> it next to /bin/sh?
> Sure, it's not pure, but then why provide /bin/sh when nowadays /usr/bin/env 
> is both more common, more flexible,>
> Feel free to gently enlighten me.

The ‘special-files’ service, ‘extra-special-file’, and related
documentation, including a snippet for adding /usr/bin/env (info "(guix)
Base Services"), stem from this discussion:

So, do people want to add /usr/bin/env by default?  :-)


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