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nixos/buildbot: fix eval, and some twin issues #77324

merged 2 commits into from Jan 12, 2020


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@worldofpeace worldofpeace commented Jan 8, 2020

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
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@worldofpeace worldofpeace commented Jan 8, 2020

@GrahamcOfBorg test buildbot

@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@ in {

config = mkIf cfg.enable {
users.groups = optional ( == "buildbot") {
users.groups = optionalAttrs ( == "buildbot") {

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Ma27 Jan 9, 2020

wouldn't it be better to always use mkIf for subtrees in the module system?

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worldofpeace Jan 9, 2020
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They're almost used interchangeably if you search for users.groups = optionalAttrs or users.groups = mkIf that I lack a preference.

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worldofpeace Jan 9, 2020
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Though combinations of the two with // is actually a bug, ref #72949 and what seemed like a seemingly mysterious issue #72916. One should then be mindful to use mkMerge and mkIf only.

@worldofpeace worldofpeace force-pushed the worldofpeace:buildbot-eval branch from a4a02c5 to 2af959e Jan 12, 2020
@worldofpeace worldofpeace merged commit d04c6e0 into NixOS:master Jan 12, 2020
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