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Keeping one’s home tidy

2022年03月21日

How much effort to recreate your work environment when you switch to a new machine? What would it take to roll back to your previous environment once you’ve noticed…

The Big Change

2021年12月15日

Making cross-cutting changes over a large code base is difficult, but it's occasionally necessary if we are to keep the code base tidy and malleable. With almost 800K source…

Taming the ‘stat’ storm with a loader cache

2021年08月02日

It was one of these days where some of us on IRC were rehashing that old problem—that application startup in Guix causes a “ stat storm”—and lamenting…

Reproducible data processing pipelines

2021年06月11日

Last week, we at Guix-HPC published videos of a workshop on reproducible software environments we organized on-line. The videos are well worth watching—especially if you’re into reproducible…

Getting bytes to disk more quickly

2021年03月26日

Let’s face it: functional package managers like Guix provide unequaled support for reproducibility and transactional upgrades, but the price to pay is that users often spend a fair amount of…

Securing updates

2020年07月01日

Software deployment tools like Guix are in a key position when it comes to securing the “software supply chain”—taking source code fresh from repositories and providing users with ready-to-use binaries.…

GNU Shepherd user services

2020年05月17日

One of the things which sets Guix apart from other GNU/Linux distributions is that it uses GNU Shepherd instead of the now ubiquitous systemd. A side effect of…

Grafts, continued

2020年05月06日

Guix includes a mechanism called grafts that allows us to provide users with security updates in a timely fashion, even for core packages deep down in the…

Guile 3 & Guix

2020年01月24日

Version 3.0 of GNU Guile, an implementation of the Scheme programming language , was released just last week . This is a major milestone for Guile, which gets compiler improvements and…

Spreading the news

2019年11月12日

Like most free software projects, Guix has no shortage of communication channels: there’s this blog , the NEWS file for release notes, a bunch of …

Managing Servers with GNU Guix: A Tutorial

2019年11月04日

The outcome of this year's GSoC is a Guile-based programming interface named guix deploy for automatically creating, upgrading, and changing the configurations of machines running the Guix System.…

Towards Guix for DevOps

2019年07月12日

Hey, there! I'm Jakob, a Google Summer of Code intern and new contributor to Guix. Since May, I've been working on a DevOps automation tool for the Guix System, which…

Substitutes are now available as lzip

2019年06月17日

For a long time, our build farm at ci.guix.gnu.org has been delivering substitutes (pre-built binaries) compressed with gzip. Gzip was never the best choice in terms of compression…

Connecting reproducible deployment to a long-term source code archive

2019年03月29日

GNU Guix can be used as a “package manager” to install and upgrade software packages as is familiar to GNU/Linux users, or as an environment manager, but it can also provision…

A packaging tutorial for Guix

2018年10月10日

Introduction GNU Guix stands out as the hackable package manager, mostly because it uses GNU Guile , a powerful high-level programming language, one of the…

Multi-dimensional transactions and rollbacks, oh my!

2018年07月24日

One of the highlights of version 0.15.0 was the overhaul of guix pull , the command that updates Guix and its package collection. In Debian terms,…

Customize GuixSD: Use Stock SSH Agent Everywhere!

2018年05月26日

I frequently use SSH. Since I don't like typing my password all the time, I use an SSH agent. Originally I used the GNOME Keyring as my SSH…

Guix at the 2014 GNU Hackers Meeting

2014年10月11日

The Guix talk of this summer's GNU Hackers Meeting is now available (get the slides ). DOWNLOAD VIDEO (WebM, 60 minutes) …

Guix at the European Lisp Symposium

2013年05月21日

A paper presenting the design of Guix's Scheme API and packaging language has been accepted for the 2013 European Lisp Symposium (ELS) . ELS…