From: Csepp <email@example.com>
To: Christopher Rodriguez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: A Few Packaging Questions
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 18:35:32 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
Christopher Rodriguez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> [[PGP Signed Part:Undecided]]
> Hello All,
> 1. Is there a way to call non-exported procedures from a module in
There is one but you should not use it. Instead you should send a patch
that adds an export to the previously private declaration.
And the way is to use the @@ function, but code that relies on it is
AFAIK not acceptable in Guix.
> 2. Is there a list of variables accessible using gexps somewhere, or
> some source code I might be able to glean the same information from?
> I have just discovered #$output as a somewhat useful tool, and I'm
> currently looking to learn more ahead of when I might need them.
The info pages should have more, well, info. Easiest way to find them
IMHO is through Emacs. There is also an HTML mirror:
> 3. What is the canonical way in the new input system to reference a
> specific output of a package?
According to the URL above, it's #$output[:output].
I hope that helped. Happy packaging. UwU
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-08-05 16:42 UTC|newest]
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2022-08-05 2:50 Christopher Rodriguez
2022-08-05 16:35 ` Csepp [this message]
2022-08-07 21:02 ` Ludovic Courtès
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