Hi Danny ! Thanks for your answer.
Le 10/10, Danny Milosavljevic a écrit : > > 1) Updating a package > > So I would have to update python-cachecontrol from 0.11.6 to 0.12.5. > > Should I create a python-cachecontrol-0.11.6 and fix all the packages > > that depend on it? Only the one that would break? > > The latter. That's one of the things we do at Guix but I would not do at > work. OK. I'll do that! My next question would be "when would someone create a versionned package name?" Like for instance `openjdk`? > > Btw, python-cachecontrol seems to be broken. I'll work on that. But > > before I'll have to find an answer to question 3. > > Then the answer is to update it, and to update everything else that > depends on it (since it didn't work anyway, what's the harm? The situation > can only improve). "The situation can only improve". Can you believe I didn't think of that! ^_^' This makes total sense! Thanks. > On Wed, 9 Oct 2019 11:56:33 +0200 > Tanguy Le Carrour <tan...@bioneland.org> wrote: > > > As I understand it, to make sure that a package works with the > > dependencies provided by the distrubution (Guix), tests must pass! > > Well, it's better if the tests pass, yes. If the tests fail that's definitely > bad. If you absolutely can't get the tests to execute in the first place, > let's > talk about it (with upstream if necessary). OK. I'll push the discussion upstream. > > So I guess that one should always make sure that the tests can be > > executed from the Pypi download, or use Git to get the sources. > > I'd use git (and a tag). There's no downside that I can see. Neither can I! I'll do that. Thanks again for your time and advice ! -- Tanguy