Török Edwin <edwin+ml-g...@etorok.net> skribis:
> On 2016-10-16 22:04, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Mark H Weaver <m...@netris.org> skribis:
>>> When grafting, how will we achieve confidence that we've found the
>>> correct occurrence of the last character? I think we will have to give
>>> up our recently added feature of being able to change the version number
>>> of grafts.
>> Wait, don’t jump to the conclusions. :-)
> I've just encountered the same problem with fontconfig (after installing
> GuixSD, running guix pull and guix system reconfigure, --no-grafts was
> Would it be possible for the grafts to keep a symlink (somehow registered to
> be part of the grafted fontconfig so that guix gc doesn't remove it) instead
> of patching the binaries?
> /gnu/store/<old-hash>-fontconfig-2.11.94 ->
We could use a self symlink, or we could use something like
What remains to be seen is how many packages are affected by this issue,
and whether a generic solution needs to be found.