Talk: Overlays

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  • the rust manual link is not valid and the Rust nightly overlay points to Mozilla's nixpkgs fork (from @fricklerhandwerk on Matrix) --Toraritte (talk) 14:50, 3 August 2022 (UTC)
  • The Python Packages Overlay uses a recursive set, and "pythonPackages = python.pkgs;" instead of "pythonPackages = self.python.pkgs;" Doesn't that mean that if a later overlay further modifies the "python" key, then " pythonPackages = python.pkgs;" will still see the earlier version? About the dangers of "rec" in overlays:
  • Overriding of Go packages is needed, because it's not obvious.