[Dev] GNOME Software, archlinux-appstream-data, and Flatpak

Megver83 megver83 at hyperbola.info
Fri Jun 1 16:01:15 GMT 2018


El 01/06/18 a las 03:23, Félicien Pillot escribió:
> Hi,
> 
> Reading your description of flatpacks, I can't resist thinking about GNU
> Guix [0].
> 
> This standalone package manager (and even standalone system distribution if
> you wish) provides quite the same features: non-conflicting environment,
> per-user package management, multiple versions or dependencies tree on the
> same system, reproducible builds, etc. And it follows the FSDG, providing
> only 100% free software.
> 
> It provides _all_ GNU packages (which most distros don't provide, btw) and
> a lots of other packages[1], such as GNOME desktop environment. With little
> skills in coding Scheme, it is also very easy to write your own package
> recipes [2], and share it with community (as long as it is remains in
> FSDG).
> 
> Guix is installable on any distro as a standalone package manager, and I
> don't think it will ever be blacklisted by Parabola, because it *really*
> provides and recommends only free software, and uses a completely separated
> workflow to manage packages, system-wide and per-user.
> 
> So, why don't you give it a try ?
> 
> [0] https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/manual/html_node/Package-Management.h
> tml
> [1] https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/
> [2] https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/manual/html_node/Defining-Packages.ht
> ml
> 

We do have it in out repos
https://www.parabola.nu/packages/?q=guix

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