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From: zimoun <zimon.toutoune@gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Slade <beoram@gmail.com>, help-guix@gnu.org
Subject: Re: using dpkg-deb in a Guix package definition
Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 15:41:37 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <874k227p7y.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmkyjw96.fsf@gmail.com>

Hi,

On Sat, 30 Apr 2022 at 11:48, Benjamin Slade <beoram@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been using this package [
> <https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/blob/nixos-unstable/pkgs/applications/networking/browsers/brave/default.nix#L177>
> ] from Nix on top of Guix System, but I'd like to create my own Guix
> package for it instead. Are there any good examples of writing a Guix
> package definition using dpkg? 

I do not know what is «this package». :-)

Well, if by using ’dpkg’ you mean reuse the binary inside a .deb
archive, then no, not good examples.  Guix tries hard to build from
source.

For your curiosity, you could give a look at the ’copy-build-system’;
maybe that could fit your needs.


Cheers,
simon


  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-09  9:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-30 17:48 Benjamin Slade
2022-05-06 13:41 ` zimoun [this message]
2022-05-06 14:39 ` Katherine Cox-Buday
2022-05-13 18:50   ` Benjamin Slade

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