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#12 - NixCon 2018 videos, Eris, NixDoc, Auto patching and jobs

People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do




Mercury is hiring a generalist engineer in SF. Mercury uses Nix for development, Hydra for CI, and runs on NixOS on AWS.

Call for participation

NixOS/nixpkgs#49275 for the first generated documentation files and NixOS/nixpkgs#49383 for updated doc strings. Rendered example available here.

nix-gitignore tries to convert the fnmatch(3) strings in a .gitignore file to perl regexes valid in nix’s match. filterSourceGitignore opts for translation to nix boolean predicates instead and implements a subset of the gitignore logic as nix functions, aborting for unsupported parts.

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