[arch-general] pacman new generation

Jeffrey Lynn Parke Jr. jeffrey.parke at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 15:58:37 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Bernardo Barros
<bernardobarros2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Perhaps the developers want to take a look at this distribution.It is
> reported that is written in a `purely functional package management'
> and tries to be a highly safe OS, where `upgrading a system is as
> reliable as reinstalling from scratch'.
>  http://nixos.org/nixos/
> > Because the files of a new configuration don’t overwrite old ones, you
> > can (atomically) roll back to a previous configuration. For instance,
> > if after a nixos-rebuild switch you discover that you don’t like the
> > new configuration, you can just go back
> It can be an inspiration for a new version of pacman rewritten in
> haskell? Also Don Stewart's talk about 'Scripting with Types' might
> inspire someone too (BTW since he started arch-haskell I think he is a
> Arch user):
>  http://donsbot.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/semicolon.pdf

Here's my 2 cents. If you want nixos, just use nixos.

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