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tdro view markdown plaintext permalink jun 19 2022 32 sec 97/50 words
Nix/NixOS are great for documenting system configurations/models, but the long evaluation times make for slow feed back loops.

My knowledge of the functional ecosystem is mostly diddly, but maybe there’s a way to speed it up? Ignore all module and package imports and piece together a minimal evaluation perhaps?

{ ... }:

  imports = [

  nixpkgs.overlays = [
    (_: pkgs: {
      cpio = pkgs.callPackage <nixpkgs/pkgs/tools/archivers/cpio/default.nix> { };

If that goes anywhere, maybe that’s an article, but I’m fairly certain someone must have tried something like this already.



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