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2021W24 has been published: lists.sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl-announc

We took twice as long but delivered twice as many as the existing packages in the repository. However, it is nowhere near replacing and we want your help! If you are interested in or , you can give a hand by making declarations: man.sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl/guides/co

The declarative recipes are largely inspired by package manager, but we use instead of the centralized NixOS cache. It is much easier and is semi-automated though!

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2021W24 has been published: lists.sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl-announc

We took twice as long but delivered twice as many as the existing packages in the repository. However, it is nowhere near replacing and we want your help! If you are interested in or , you can give a hand by making declarations: man.sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl/guides/co

The declarative recipes are largely inspired by package manager, but we use instead of the centralized NixOS cache. It is much easier and is semi-automated though!

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I just created an IRC channel for #ipwhl on hackint.org. Didn't figure out how to bridge it with the matrix room (#ipwhl:halogen.city) yet, tho.

Thanks @fsf for mentioning it.

CC @cnx and @cheese

I know that #hypothesis explores all possible scenarios but this is a little bit too much /s

I’m too scared to toggle pip -v to see what it is backtracking for :aomegablobsweats:

A new #IPWHL release has been published at /ipfs/QmTZUeWFtZemGrB4LQfMLSqHmsaoZ2p9WUiV44yYGAgG7P

It does not contain many wheels at the moment but one can try it out by supplying --index-url $IPFS_GATEWAY/ipfs/QmTZUeWFtZemGrB4LQfMLSqHmsaoZ2p9WUiV44yYGAgG7P to pip install, where IPFS_GATEWAY could be either a public #IPFS gateway like https://dweb.link or (preferably) a local one, e.g. http://localhost:8080

@iooioio I think all the clues are there:

We can assume that someone had some data only parseable by a software version deprecated in 2013, and Nix and nixpkgs can easily allow you to reproduce software packaged in nixpkgs from any point in time by simply checking out nixpkgs from that day and running `nix build` for that software.

Even when the source code has disappeared from its original site, Nix can find it at tarballs.nixos.org, or you can dig it out from the software heritage.org; I don't know if Nix checks Software Heritage automatically yet.

Before anyone asks, this is precisely why we don't support source distributions.

Dear artists of the Fediverse, we are the cheese wheels floating between planets and we are looking for a logo that can represent our spirit!

(Our current profile picture is some of the rare relevant work found at bioicons.com/?query=cheese)

I’ve recently created a new #Matrix account to help the decentralization process: https://matrix.to/#/@cnx:halogen.city I will be gradually migrate move the rooms I manage to the new server as well.

I’m aware of the irony of posting a matrix.to link though: the Matrix URI scheme will only come later this summer.

Hey #python :python: users, @mcsinyx is creating a decentralized Python packages distribution, with pre-resolved package dependency much like a Linux distro repository. The project needs help with package declaration, currently for those listed in todo.sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl/5

Any help is appreciated 🙏

Project link: sr.ht/~cnx/ipwhl/

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