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Re: Custom wireguard shepherd service

From: Gábor Boskovits
Subject: Re: Custom wireguard shepherd service
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 13:39:20 +0100


Gregory Katz <address@hidden> ezt írta (időpont: 2020. márc.
12., Cs, 13:30):
> Thank you very much g_bor.  I believe you've given me the information I need 
> to make this work.  I think I may be able to get away with regexp 
> substitution for this very simple change.  If you know of an example in the 
> source tree of regexp substitution of the top of your head please let me 
> know, otherwise, I'm sure I'll be able to find an example on my own.

You can see an easy example in acl. In line 65.

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> On Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:09 AM, Gábor Boskovits <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello Gregory,
> Gregory Katz via <address@hidden> ezt írta (időpont: 2020. márc. 12., Csü 
> 4:48):
>> Hi all,
>> I'm trying to put together a wireguard shepherd service that operates 
>> similar to the current nftables service, i.e., the service works by running 
>> a utility program (in this case a shell script called wg-quick) with a 
>> configuration file.  Unfortunately, wg-quick, which is included in the 
>> wireguard-tools package, does not work with files interred by guix (the file 
>> names are too long).  To make it work, I have to patch wg-quick.
>> Can anyone point me to where I can read up on how to apply a patch during 
>> the wireguard-tools build process?
> You can run a search against the keyword search-patches in a package module 
> to see how patches are included in a package definition. If the patch only 
> does simple regexp substitution, you can also consider using a phase with 
> substitute*. There are a lot of packages using that. If you need to have a 
> patch, then you should add it to the gnu/packages/patches directory, and also 
> to the file patches variable, so that the build picks it up. You can 
> search the git log for adding or removing a patch, so that you see how it is 
> done.
>> Thanks very much for the help,
>> Greg
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> Best regards,
> g_bor

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