[PATCH] guix: git: Adds feature to download git repository to the store.

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  • Sarah Morgensen
  • jgart
  • Ludovic Courtès
  • Maxime Devos
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(address . guix-patches@gnu.org)(name . Julien Lepiller)(address . julien@lepiller.eu)
20210830163918.19419-1-jgart@dismail.de
From: Julien Lepiller <julien@lepiller.eu>

* guix/git.scm (download-git-to-store): Download Git repository from
URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or URL's basename if omitted.
Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the same effect as the
same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'.

* guix/scripts/download.scm (download-git-to-store*): Adds cli option.
Examples:
guix download --git-commit=v0.1.1 github.com/anaseto/gruid-tcell
---
guix/git.scm | 24 +++++++++++++++++-
guix/scripts/download.scm | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
2 files changed, 65 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

Toggle diff (164 lines)
diff --git a/guix/git.scm b/guix/git.scm
index 9c6f326c36..4c70782b97 100644
--- a/guix/git.scm
+++ b/guix/git.scm
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@
   #:use-module (gcrypt hash)
   #:use-module ((guix build utils)
                 #:select (mkdir-p delete-file-recursively))
+  #:use-module ((guix build git) #:select (git-fetch))
   #:use-module (guix store)
   #:use-module (guix utils)
   #:use-module (guix records)
@@ -43,6 +44,7 @@
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-11)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-34)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-35)
+  #:use-module (web uri)
   #:export (%repository-cache-directory
             honor-system-x509-certificates!
 
@@ -61,7 +63,9 @@
             git-checkout-url
             git-checkout-branch
             git-checkout-commit
-            git-checkout-recursive?))
+            git-checkout-recursive?
+
+	    download-git-to-store))
 
 (define %repository-cache-directory
   (make-parameter (string-append (cache-directory #:ensure? #f)
@@ -614,6 +618,24 @@ objects: 'ancestor (meaning that OLD is an ancestor of NEW), 'descendant, or
                                 #:recursive? recursive?
                                 #:log-port (current-error-port)))))
 
+(define* (download-git-to-store store url commit
+				#:optional (name (basename url))
+                                #:key (log (current-error-port)) recursive?)
+  "Download Git repository from URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or
+URL's basename if omitted.  Write progress reports to LOG.  RECURSIVE? has the
+same effect as the same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'."
+  (define uri
+    (string->uri url))
+
+    (call-with-temporary-directory
+     (lambda (temp)
+       (let ((result
+              (parameterize ((current-output-port log))
+                (git-fetch url commit temp
+        		   #:recursive? recursive?))))
+         (and result
+              (add-to-store store name #t "sha256" temp))))))
+
 ;; Local Variables:
 ;; eval: (put 'with-repository 'scheme-indent-function 2)
 ;; End:
diff --git a/guix/scripts/download.scm b/guix/scripts/download.scm
index 5a91390358..6253ecaa5c 100644
--- a/guix/scripts/download.scm
+++ b/guix/scripts/download.scm
@@ -26,15 +26,19 @@
   #:use-module (guix base32)
   #:autoload   (guix base64) (base64-encode)
   #:use-module ((guix download) #:hide (url-fetch))
+  #:use-module ((guix git) #:select (download-git-to-store))
   #:use-module ((guix build download)
                 #:select (url-fetch))
   #:use-module ((guix progress)
                 #:select (current-terminal-columns))
+  #:use-module ((guix serialization)
+		#:select (write-file))
   #:use-module ((guix build syscalls)
                 #:select (terminal-columns))
   #:use-module (web uri)
   #:use-module (ice-9 match)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-1)
+  #:use-module (srfi srfi-11)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-14)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-26)
   #:use-module (srfi srfi-37)
@@ -76,12 +80,20 @@
                        (ensure-valid-store-file-name (basename url))
                        #:verify-certificate? verify-certificate?)))
 
+(define* (download-git-to-store* url commit #:key recursive?)
+  (with-store store
+    (download-git-to-store store url commit
+			   (ensure-valid-store-file-name (basename url))
+			   #:recursive? recursive?)))
+
 (define %default-options
   ;; Alist of default option values.
   `((format . ,bytevector->nix-base32-string)
     (hash-algorithm . ,(hash-algorithm sha256))
     (verify-certificate? . #t)
-    (download-proc . ,download-to-store*)))
+    (download-proc . ,download-to-store*)
+    (git-download-proc . ,download-git-to-store*)
+    (commit . #f)))
 
 (define (show-help)
   (display (G_ "Usage: guix download [OPTION] URL
@@ -100,6 +112,9 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
                          do not validate the certificate of HTTPS servers "))
   (format #t (G_ "
   -o, --output=FILE      download to FILE"))
+  (format #t (G_ "
+  -c, --git-commit=COMMIT
+                         download a Git repository"))
   (newline)
   (display (G_ "
   -h, --help             display this help and exit"))
@@ -143,6 +158,9 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
                               (lambda* (url #:key verify-certificate?)
                                 (download-to-file url arg))
                               (alist-delete 'download result))))
+	(option '(#\c "git-commit") #t #f
+		(lambda (opt name arg result)
+		  (alist-cons 'commit arg result)))
 
         (option '(#\h "help") #f #f
                 (lambda args
@@ -182,16 +200,31 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
                       (leave (G_ "~a: failed to parse URI~%")
                              arg)))
            (fetch (assq-ref opts 'download-proc))
+           (git-fetch (assq-ref opts 'git-download-proc))
+	   (commit (assq-ref opts 'commit))
            (path  (parameterize ((current-terminal-columns
                                   (terminal-columns)))
-                    (fetch (uri->string uri)
-                           #:verify-certificate?
-                           (assq-ref opts 'verify-certificate?))))
-           (hash  (call-with-input-file
-                      (or path
-                          (leave (G_ "~a: download failed~%")
-                                 arg))
-                    (cute port-hash (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm) <>)))
+		    (if commit
+		        (git-fetch (uri->string uri) commit)
+                        (fetch (uri->string uri)
+                               #:verify-certificate?
+                               (assq-ref opts 'verify-certificate?)))))
+           (hash  (if (or (assq-ref opts 'recursive) commit)
+                      (let-values (((port get-hash)
+                                    (open-hash-port
+				      (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm))))
+                        (write-file path port
+				    #:select?
+				    (if commit
+				        (lambda (file stat) (not (equal? (basename file) ".git")))
+					(const #t)))
+                        (force-output port)
+                        (get-hash))
+		      (call-with-input-file
+                        (or path
+                            (leave (G_ "~a: download failed~%")
+                                   arg))
+                        (cute port-hash (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm) <>))))
            (fmt   (assq-ref opts 'format)))
       (format #t "~a~%~a~%" path (fmt hash))
       #t)))
-- 
2.33.0
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Sarah Morgensen wrote on 31 Aug 2021 20:50
(name . jgart)(address . jgart@dismail.de)
86a6kx1m9j.fsf@mgsn.dev
Hello,

Thanks for the patch! I've been wanting a feature like this. I haven't
tested your patch, but just reading it, I have a few comments...

jgart <jgart@dismail.de> writes:

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> From: Julien Lepiller <julien@lepiller.eu>
>
> * guix/git.scm (download-git-to-store): Download Git repository from
> URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or URL's basename if omitted.
> Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the same effect as the
> same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'.
>
> * guix/scripts/download.scm (download-git-to-store*): Adds cli option.
> Examples:
> guix download --git-commit=v0.1.1 github.com/anaseto/gruid-tcell
> guix download -c v0.1.1 https://github.com/anaseto/gruid-tcell

These examples should probably be in the main commit message, not the
ChangeLog entry.

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> ---
> guix/git.scm | 24 +++++++++++++++++-
> guix/scripts/download.scm | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
> 2 files changed, 65 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/guix/git.scm b/guix/git.scm
> index 9c6f326c36..4c70782b97 100644
> --- a/guix/git.scm
> +++ b/guix/git.scm
> @@ -28,6 +28,7 @@
> #:use-module (gcrypt hash)
> #:use-module ((guix build utils)
> #:select (mkdir-p delete-file-recursively))
> + #:use-module ((guix build git) #:select (git-fetch))
> #:use-module (guix store)
> #:use-module (guix utils)
> #:use-module (guix records)
> @@ -43,6 +44,7 @@
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-11)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-34)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-35)
> + #:use-module (web uri)
> #:export (%repository-cache-directory
> honor-system-x509-certificates!
>
> @@ -61,7 +63,9 @@
> git-checkout-url
> git-checkout-branch
> git-checkout-commit
> - git-checkout-recursive?))
> + git-checkout-recursive?
> +
> + download-git-to-store))

Your patch has a number of tabs in it; they should be converted to spaces.

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>
> (define %repository-cache-directory
> (make-parameter (string-append (cache-directory #:ensure? #f)
> @@ -614,6 +618,24 @@ objects: 'ancestor (meaning that OLD is an ancestor of NEW), 'descendant, or
> #:recursive? recursive?
> #:log-port (current-error-port)))))
>
> +(define* (download-git-to-store store url commit
> + #:optional (name (basename url))
> + #:key (log (current-error-port)) recursive?)
> + "Download Git repository from URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or
> +URL's basename if omitted. Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the
> +same effect as the same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'."
> + (define uri
> + (string->uri url))

You've defined uri but not used it anywhere.

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> +
> + (call-with-temporary-directory
> + (lambda (temp)
> + (let ((result
> + (parameterize ((current-output-port log))
> + (git-fetch url commit temp
> + #:recursive? recursive?))))
> + (and result
> + (add-to-store store name #t "sha256" temp))))))
> +

Is there a reason for not using latest-repository-commit instead of
this? That already takes care of temporary directories, ignores .git,
and reduces duplication if you download different tags from the same
repository:

guix download -c v0.1.3 example.com/repo

guix download -c v2.1.0 example.com/repo

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> ;; Local Variables:
> ;; eval: (put 'with-repository 'scheme-indent-function 2)
> ;; End:
> diff --git a/guix/scripts/download.scm b/guix/scripts/download.scm
> index 5a91390358..6253ecaa5c 100644
> --- a/guix/scripts/download.scm
> +++ b/guix/scripts/download.scm
> @@ -26,15 +26,19 @@
> #:use-module (guix base32)
> #:autoload (guix base64) (base64-encode)
> #:use-module ((guix download) #:hide (url-fetch))
> + #:use-module ((guix git) #:select (download-git-to-store))
> #:use-module ((guix build download)
> #:select (url-fetch))
> #:use-module ((guix progress)
> #:select (current-terminal-columns))
> + #:use-module ((guix serialization)
> + #:select (write-file))
> #:use-module ((guix build syscalls)
> #:select (terminal-columns))
> #:use-module (web uri)
> #:use-module (ice-9 match)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-1)
> + #:use-module (srfi srfi-11)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-14)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-26)
> #:use-module (srfi srfi-37)
> @@ -76,12 +80,20 @@
> (ensure-valid-store-file-name (basename url))
> #:verify-certificate? verify-certificate?)))
>
> +(define* (download-git-to-store* url commit #:key recursive?)
> + (with-store store
> + (download-git-to-store store url commit
> + (ensure-valid-store-file-name (basename url))
> + #:recursive? recursive?)))
> +
> (define %default-options
> ;; Alist of default option values.
> `((format . ,bytevector->nix-base32-string)
> (hash-algorithm . ,(hash-algorithm sha256))
> (verify-certificate? . #t)
> - (download-proc . ,download-to-store*)))
> + (download-proc . ,download-to-store*)
> + (git-download-proc . ,download-git-to-store*)
> + (commit . #f)))
>
> (define (show-help)
> (display (G_ "Usage: guix download [OPTION] URL
> @@ -100,6 +112,9 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
> do not validate the certificate of HTTPS servers "))
> (format #t (G_ "
> -o, --output=FILE download to FILE"))

This option exists, so it would make sense for

guix download -c v0.1 example.com/repo -o ~/src/repo

to work as well.

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> + (format #t (G_ "
> + -c, --git-commit=COMMIT
> + download a Git repository"))

Would it be possible to find a way to express this option so it wouldn't
conflict with potential other repositories (SVN, hg, etc)?

Maybe something like

guix download --git -c v0.1 example.com/repo
guix download --svn -c v0.1 example.com/repo

But in SVN, "revisions" are used instead of "commits," so perhaps
removing that terminology would be better. We could do

guix download --git example.com/repo v0.1
guix download --svn example.com/repo v0.1

Or! We could use (fake) sub-commands like so:

guix download git example.com/repo -c v0.1

This feels nice, since it matches e.g. 'guix import go'. See
guix/import.scm for how this works.

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> (newline)
> (display (G_ "
> -h, --help display this help and exit"))
> @@ -143,6 +158,9 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
> (lambda* (url #:key verify-certificate?)
> (download-to-file url arg))
> (alist-delete 'download result))))
> + (option '(#\c "git-commit") #t #f
> + (lambda (opt name arg result)
> + (alist-cons 'commit arg result)))
>
> (option '(#\h "help") #f #f
> (lambda args
> @@ -182,16 +200,31 @@ and 'base16' ('hex' and 'hexadecimal' can be used as well).\n"))
> (leave (G_ "~a: failed to parse URI~%")
> arg)))
> (fetch (assq-ref opts 'download-proc))
> + (git-fetch (assq-ref opts 'git-download-proc))
> + (commit (assq-ref opts 'commit))
> (path (parameterize ((current-terminal-columns
> (terminal-columns)))
> - (fetch (uri->string uri)
> - #:verify-certificate?
> - (assq-ref opts 'verify-certificate?))))
> - (hash (call-with-input-file
> - (or path
> - (leave (G_ "~a: download failed~%")
> - arg))
> - (cute port-hash (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm) <>)))
> + (if commit
> + (git-fetch (uri->string uri) commit)

You don't actually seem to use the download-git-to-store procedure you
wrote above. An oversight?

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> + (fetch (uri->string uri)
> + #:verify-certificate?
> + (assq-ref opts 'verify-certificate?)))))
> + (hash (if (or (assq-ref opts 'recursive) commit)

The 'recursive' option is used here, but not specified in options or the
help message. I'm also not sure what it's supposed to mean here.
'Recursive' would have no meaning outside of fetching a repo, and for
fetching a repo, 'recursive' should mean that the fetch is recursive,
and would be applied above.

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> + (let-values (((port get-hash)
> + (open-hash-port
> + (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm))))
> + (write-file path port
> + #:select?
> + (if commit
> + (lambda (file stat) (not (equal? (basename file) ".git")))
> + (const #t)))
> + (force-output port)
> + (get-hash))
> + (call-with-input-file
> + (or path
> + (leave (G_ "~a: download failed~%")
> + arg))
> + (cute port-hash (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm) <>))))

Rather than special-casing repositories, perhaps you'd consider
incorporating the first 1-3 patches from [0]? This would make it easier
to, say, add other repository formats later. It would make all this
roughly

(hash (and path
(file-hash* path
#:algorithm
(assq-ref opts 'hash-algorithm))))

modulo error reporting, of course.


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Sarah
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Sarah Morgensen wrote on 31 Aug 2021 21:08
(name . jgart)(address . jgart@dismail.de)
865yvl1lg6.fsf@mgsn.dev
Hi again,

Sarah Morgensen <iskarian@mgsn.dev> writes:

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>> (fetch (assq-ref opts 'download-proc))
>> + (git-fetch (assq-ref opts 'git-download-proc))
>> + (commit (assq-ref opts 'commit))
>> (path (parameterize ((current-terminal-columns
>> (terminal-columns)))
>> - (fetch (uri->string uri)
>> - #:verify-certificate?
>> - (assq-ref opts 'verify-certificate?))))
>> - (hash (call-with-input-file
>> - (or path
>> - (leave (G_ "~a: download failed~%")
>> - arg))
>> - (cute port-hash (assoc-ref opts 'hash-algorithm) <>)))
>> + (if commit
>> + (git-fetch (uri->string uri) commit)
>
> You don't actually seem to use the download-git-to-store procedure you
> wrote above. An oversight?

Please disregard this comment. I read too fast and didn't catch that
git-fetch took the value of 'git-download-proc :)

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Sarah
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(name . Sarah Morgensen)(address . iskarian@mgsn.dev)
20210831153029.GC15239@gac.attlocal.net
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> Please disregard this comment. I read too fast and didn't catch that
> git-fetch took the value of 'git-download-proc :)

No worries! :)
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(name . Sarah Morgensen)(address . iskarian@mgsn.dev)
20210831160630.GB24419@gac.attlocal.net
On Tue, 31 Aug 2021 15:30:29 -0400 jgart <jgart@dismail.de> wrote:

Hi Sarah,

I think Julien will send the patch with the tabs to spaces conversion later.

Thanks for the review.
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Maxime Devos wrote on 1 Sep 2021 00:28
533946f3c605e64a17cb34208551d578765d283a.camel@telenet.be
Sarah Morgensen schreef op di 31-08-2021 om 11:50 [-0700]:
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>
> Your patch has a number of tabs in it; they should be converted to spaces.

Is this documented somewhere? I'm not aware of such a rule.

Greetings,
Maxime
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Sarah Morgensen wrote on 3 Sep 2021 03:37
(name . Maxime Devos)(address . maximedevos@telenet.be)
86tuj2xwvt.fsf@mgsn.dev
Hi Maxime,

Maxime Devos <maximedevos@telenet.be> writes:

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> Sarah Morgensen schreef op di 31-08-2021 om 11:50 [-0700]:
>>
>> Your patch has a number of tabs in it; they should be converted to spaces.
>
> Is this documented somewhere? I'm not aware of such a rule.

I cannot find it explicitly stated anywhere, but etc/indent-code.el does
replace tabs with spaces:

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;; Indent all of FILE-NAME.
(find-file file-name)
(let ((indent-tabs-mode nil))
(untabify (point-min) (point-max))
(indent-region (point-min) (point-max))
(save-buffer)
(message "Done!")))

So I assumed it's policy. Perhaps the documentation should explicitly
note that spaces are Official Policy?

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Sarah
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 24 Sep 2021 14:25
Re: bug#50274: [PATCH] guix: git: Adds feature to download git repository to the store.
(name . jgart)(address . jgart@dismail.de)
87y27mma7m.fsf@gnu.org
Hi Julien & jgart,

jgart <jgart@dismail.de> skribis:

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> From: Julien Lepiller <julien@lepiller.eu>
>
> * guix/git.scm (download-git-to-store): Download Git repository from
> URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or URL's basename if omitted.
> Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the same effect as the
> same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'.
>
> * guix/scripts/download.scm (download-git-to-store*): Adds cli option.
> Examples:
> guix download --git-commit=v0.1.1 github.com/anaseto/gruid-tcell
> guix download -c v0.1.1 https://github.com/anaseto/gruid-tcell

Very useful!

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> +(define* (download-git-to-store store url commit
> + #:optional (name (basename url))
> + #:key (log (current-error-port)) recursive?)
> + "Download Git repository from URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or
> +URL's basename if omitted. Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the
> +same effect as the same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'."

Can we use ‘latest-repository-commit’ instead? The difference is that
it’ll populate ~/.cache/guix/checkouts, but I think that’s fine.

OTOH, if we want to make it easier to support other VCSes, we can choose
to not use (guix git) at all and instead use ‘git-fetch’ in (guix
git-download), ‘hg-fetch’ in (guix hg-download), etc. This code would
go to (guix scripts hash).

WDYT?

[...]

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> + (option '(#\c "git-commit") #t #f
> + (lambda (opt name arg result)
> + (alist-cons 'commit arg result)))

For consistency with package transformation options, I’d call it
‘--commit’. This option would still apply if/when other VCSes are
supported.

This would also need an update of the manual.

Thanks,
Ludo’.
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Sarah Morgensen wrote on 26 Sep 2021 08:24
Re: [bug#50274] [PATCH] guix: git: Adds feature to download git repository to the store.
(name . Ludovic Courtès)(address . ludo@gnu.org)
868rzjvope.fsf@mgsn.dev
Hi,

Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:

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>> +(define* (download-git-to-store store url commit
>> + #:optional (name (basename url))
>> + #:key (log (current-error-port)) recursive?)
>> + "Download Git repository from URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or
>> +URL's basename if omitted. Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the
>> +same effect as the same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'."
>
> Can we use ‘latest-repository-commit’ instead? The difference is that
> it’ll populate ~/.cache/guix/checkouts, but I think that’s fine.
>
> OTOH, if we want to make it easier to support other VCSes, we can choose
> to not use (guix git) at all and instead use ‘git-fetch’ in (guix
> git-download), ‘hg-fetch’ in (guix hg-download), etc. This code would
> go to (guix scripts hash).
>
> WDYT?

Would using 'git-fetch' mean that it's already in the store (and
therefore won't be redownloaded) when it's subsequently used in a
source? That would be even better than latest-repository-commit!

(Presumably --with-commit and friends also use 'git-fetch'?)

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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 30 Sep 2021 22:03
(name . Sarah Morgensen)(address . iskarian@mgsn.dev)
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Hi,

Sarah Morgensen <iskarian@mgsn.dev> skribis:

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> Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org> writes:
>
>>> +(define* (download-git-to-store store url commit
>>> + #:optional (name (basename url))
>>> + #:key (log (current-error-port)) recursive?)
>>> + "Download Git repository from URL at COMMIT to STORE, either under NAME or
>>> +URL's basename if omitted. Write progress reports to LOG. RECURSIVE? has the
>>> +same effect as the same-named parameter of 'git-fetch'."
>>
>> Can we use ‘latest-repository-commit’ instead? The difference is that
>> it’ll populate ~/.cache/guix/checkouts, but I think that’s fine.
>>
>> OTOH, if we want to make it easier to support other VCSes, we can choose
>> to not use (guix git) at all and instead use ‘git-fetch’ in (guix
>> git-download), ‘hg-fetch’ in (guix hg-download), etc. This code would
>> go to (guix scripts hash).
>>
>> WDYT?
>
> Would using 'git-fetch' mean that it's already in the store (and
> therefore won't be redownloaded) when it's subsequently used in a
> source? That would be even better than latest-repository-commit!

Yes, you’re right.

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> (Presumably --with-commit and friends also use 'git-fetch'?)

No, they use ‘latest-repository-commit’ (via <git-checkout>) because
it’s a case where you can’t use an <origin> because the content hash is
not known in advance (and the commit is also unknown when you use
‘--with-branch’).

Ludo’.
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