[Nix-dev] GNU Guix 0.1 released (alpha)

Florian Friesdorf flo at chaoflow.net
Sun Jan 20 01:27:13 CET 2013

Ludovic Courtès <ludo at gnu.org> writes:
> ;; Announcement.                                         -*- scheme -*-
> (define guix
>   (package
>     (name "guix")
>     (version "0.1")                               ; first alpha release
>     (source
>       (origin
>         (method url-fetch)
>         (uri "ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-0.1.tar.gz")
>         (signature "ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-0.1.tar.gz.sig")
>         (sha256
>          "350286bcf37a4035244cdddfe7bd62e79bcd08db0ed35b48e1444302dfc52005")))
>     (license gpl3+)
>     (home-page "http://www.gnu.org/software/guix/")
>     (synopsis "Functional package management for GNU")
>     (description
>      "GNU Guix is a functional package manager and associated free
> software distribution of the GNU system.
> (..)
> See the ROADMAP and TODO files for future directions.  Building the
> distribution is a cooperative effort, and you are invited to join!")))

I like the ROADMAP/TODO and could imagine joining the effort.

What are your thoughts on generating nix expressions from guix
expressions for the purpose of package definition?

Florian Friesdorf <flo at chaoflow.net>
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