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#11 - Nixery, nixfmt and Cachix releases, NixCon 2019 tickets, a job and first impressions post

The things that we love tell us what we are - Thomas Aquinas


Non-NixOS users are encouraged to try and report whether the improved autoconf checks make it easier to build it from source.

It also demonstrates how meson-build-system-based projects can be configured to complain loudly about any missing dependencies, as opposed to silently disabling features (like many autoconf based build systems do).

Upgrade via the usual: $ nix-env -iA cachix -f

Notable improvement is the default compression level which has been lowered to increase bandwidth throughput and it's overridable via --compression-level.

Preview access for the CI has been given to all subscribers as we've reached feature parity for the public launch.

Please try it out on your code and give us feedback!

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