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Ludovic Courtès 9 years ago
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@ -14,10 +14,24 @@ Please send Guix bug reports to bug-guix@gnu.org.
* Changes in 0.3 (since 0.2)
** Package management
*** Cross-compilation support
Guix can now cross-build packages. On the command-line, this is achieved with
the new ‘--target’ command-line option of ‘guix build’. At the Scheme level,
the guts of this is the ‘package-cross-derivation’ procedure. Core packages
of the distribution can already be cross-compiled. See the manual for
details.
*** New ‘--max-silent-time’ option for “guix build” and “guix package”
See the manual for details.
*** New ‘--fallback’ option for “guix build” and “guix package”
This option instructs to fall back to local builds when the substituter fails
to download a substitute.
** Bugs fixed
*** “guix --help” now works when using Guile 2.0.5
*** Binary substituter multi-threading and pipe issues fixed
@ -25,6 +39,8 @@ See the manual for details.
These could lead to random substituter crashes while substituting a binary.
See commits 0332386 and 101d9f3 for details.
*** Binary substituter gracefully handles lack of network connectivity
* Changes in 0.2 (since 0.1)
** Package management

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