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[20.03] top-level: ignore unexpected args #99661



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@cole-h cole-h commented Oct 5, 2020

Motivation for this change

Backport #99316.

Things done
  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
  • Built on platform(s)
    • NixOS
    • macOS
    • other Linux distributions
  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nixpkgs-review --run "nixpkgs-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
  • Ensured that relevant documentation is up to date
  • Fits
cole-h added 2 commits Oct 5, 2020
This reverts commit fa6064a.

(cherry picked from commit d91cab8)
This fixes both `nix-shell` failing to eval with `nixUnstable`, as well
as ofborg's failure to eval on aarch64 due to passing an "unexpected
arg" (

(cherry picked from commit 11eddd6)
@cole-h cole-h requested review from Ericson2314 and nbp as code owners Oct 5, 2020
@cole-h cole-h requested a review from worldofpeace Oct 5, 2020
@cole-h cole-h mentioned this pull request Oct 5, 2020
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@worldofpeace worldofpeace merged commit 041a242 into NixOS:release-20.03 Oct 5, 2020
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@cole-h cole-h deleted the fix-nix-shell-and-borg-20.03 branch Oct 5, 2020
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