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stdenv/check-meta: Advertise the NIXPKGS_ALLOW_* environment variables #81990
Motivation for this change
This seemed like a reasonable addition whose absence has bothered me for a while.
The error raised when trying to build a package marked as broken, insecure or unfree, or that is not supported on your system, will tell you about the environment variable you can set to ignore the error. Example:
Advertises the relevant NIXPKGS_ALLOW_* environment variable in the error message that is presented whenever someone tries to build a broken, unfree, or insecure package, or tries to build a package on an unsupported system.