[Nix-dev] mips64el: syntax error in 'replace-dependency.nix'

Shea Levy shea at shealevy.com
Sat Jan 12 17:11:37 CET 2013

On 01/12/2013 10:59 AM, Nikita Karetnikov wrote:
>> The problem is not with the tarball per se, it's with nixpkgs. To fix the
>> issue, you can either update your nix version to at least nix 1.2, or wait
>> until https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/commit/
>> 5626c5cdfb6de664881eb8b79dd54a8f4ca19b8f hits the nixpkgs channel so it will
>> still work with older versions of nix.
> How should I update Nix?  Will it work if I install it from sources?  Is
> it necessary to use any special options with './configure'?

I believe that if you do 'nix-env -iA nix' (note the 'A'), you'll be 
able to install the newer nix without hitting the issue in 

> Anyway, I'd like to know where I can download the tarball.  I haven't
> found it here [1].

I'm not sure. I know system-tarball-pc is on hydra, but I've not been 
able to find a mips64el tarball. I've cc'd Lluís (viric), who does most 
of the non-x86 work on nixos/nixpkgs.

> Nikita
> [1] http://hydra.nixos.org/project/nixos

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