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From: "Imran Iqbal" <imran@imraniqbal.org>
To: 45709@debbugs.gnu.org
Subject: bug#45709: guix fails to print friendly help message for unknown command
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 00:30:27 -0500
Message-ID: <d095dfa2-3e79-40a2-a93f-924fe91d6878@www.fastmail.com> (raw)

See below

~ >>> guix --version                                                                                                                                          
guix (GNU Guix) e57b978fc0a6b6298b96c68de4769655d793c7b9
Copyright (C) 2021 the Guix authors
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
~ >>> guix test                                                                                                                                               
Backtrace:
           6 (primitive-load "/home/imran/.config/guix/current/bin/g…")
In guix/ui.scm:
   2126:2  5 (run-guix-command test)
In ice-9/boot-9.scm:
  1731:15  4 (with-exception-handler #<procedure 7f74aeb360c0 at ic…> …)
In guix/ui.scm:
  2137:15  3 (_)
In ice-9/boot-9.scm:
   2806:4  2 (save-module-excursion #<procedure 7f74aeb4aa20 at ice-…>)
   4360:9  1 (_)
In unknown file:
           0 (string-prefix? "/" #f #<undefined> #<undefined> #<und…> …)

ERROR: In procedure string-prefix?:
In procedure string-prefix?: Wrong type argument in position 2 (expecting string): #f

It should be printing a helpful message saying "guix: test: command not found" followed by show-guix-usage but does not.




             reply	other threads:[~2021-01-07  9:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-07  5:30 Imran Iqbal [this message]
2021-01-07 13:38 ` zimoun
2021-01-07 17:14   ` Ricardo Wurmus

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