[Nix-dev] Travis builds for master are broken, I'm mystified

Wout Mertens wout.mertens at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 10:38:14 CET 2015

So the workaround might be to define a null glibc in Darwin but that
doesn't explain why it suddenly started evaluating. There was a staging
merge between the successful Travis build of the PR and the failed build of
the merge:
but I don't see anything special...

On Fri, Jan 2, 2015, 10:16 Vladimír Čunát <vcunat at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/01/2015 10:13 PM, Georges Dubus wrote:
> > The problem is that, even though the expression is not meant to work on
> > darwin, it is still evaluated there.
> Yes, I'm also puzzled by that. There's no glibc in darwin's stdenv
> (darwin has a different libc). It seems like some laziness change or
> something, as openarena only has linuxes in meta.platforms.
> IIRC, when I put ``assert stdenv.isLinux;`` on the second line, the
> problem disappeared and some other similar error in another package took
> its place. However, putting those assertions on many places just seems
> wrong, as we have meta.platforms.
> Vladimir
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