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Packaging issue: "panic: read pages: is a directory" #279
Describe the bug
I'm trying to package writefreely for Nixpkgs but having trouble due to the mixed build systems.
The error message does not make any sense for me. Of course pages is a directory. What's the actual issue here or how can I find out?
Writefreely should have started
Version or last commit: 0.11.2
Are you able to get WF running on NixOS with the normal setup instructions? Just to rule out any application issues.
Based on the debug logs, it's trying to read
My first thought is that it might have to do with the symbolic link to the
Binaries built for other Linux systems need to have their binaries patched to work on NixOS, so they won't work out of the box.
The symlinks actually seem to be causing the issue here. I set the three options
Not supporting symlinks is somewhat unexpected for me, but I'll be able to work around that for nixpkgs/NixOS.
Does it make sense to drill into why symlinks are not supported? If not, I'd consider this issue closed.
It looks like the