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bug#55763: [PATCH] Upgrade nyacc to 1.07.0

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#55763: [PATCH] Upgrade nyacc to 1.07.0
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 18:22:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.1 (gnu/linux)


Felix Lechner <> skribis:

> For my work in making PAM configurable in Guile, I rely on the foreign
> function interface (FFI). The automatic generation of that interface
> requires the compile-ffi script in nyacc. Unfortunately, the highest
> version we ship suffers from a bug that prevents the script from
> running on the pam_client.h header in linux-pam.  This patch upgrades
> nyacc to the version Matt Wette released after committing the fix.
> The changes are further documented in the commit message.
> I am new to Guix and already use the new version of linux-pam locally
> (via Guix System) but I was unable to test the patch according to the
> requirements and recommendations listed for this submission. [1]
> This email was sent to -devel in lieu of -mentors, which does not
> exist. Any guidance is much appreciated. Thanks for taking a look!

The patch is perfect; I only adjusted the commit log so that it follows
the ChangeLog convention, as Josselin pointed out:

I also check that dependents, as reported by ‘guix refresh -l nyacc’,
all build fine with the new version.


PS: guix-mentors now exists!

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