Nix Flake templates for various languages (by serokell)

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  • Nix Flakes
    5 projects | /r/NixOS | 29 Dec 2022
  • Migrating from Void Linux to NixOS, dotfiles and home manager!
    3 projects | /r/NixOS | 17 Oct 2022
    Here's one intro guide to Flakes by Nix's creator Dolstra. Here's another good intro tutorial. Note that that last one also has our answer to wtf legacyPackages is:
  • what's the recommended setup?
    2 projects | /r/haskell | 12 Jul 2022
    This guide is what I use and it works well. Direnv is great and has integration with emacs if that’s your editor.
  • How should dependencies be specified for the Haskell C FFI with callCabal2Nix?
    2 projects | /r/NixOS | 1 Jun 2022
    I've previously just used Stack's Nix support for simple builds; now I'm tyring to get up and running packaging a Haskell application (that uses the C FFI) as a Flake. I'm working from this base (borrowed from
  • Big list of Flakes tutorials
    6 projects | /r/NixOS | 1 Jun 2022
  • Nix-ifying a Rust project
    12 projects | /r/rust | 7 Apr 2021
    I like the way crate2nix works. I have made a flake template for it here. Sometimes it requires a couple of overrides to fix some misbehaving crates (see for an example of such overrides), but otherwise it's fantastic. It doesn't require any hash nonsense, it downloads and builds all the crates separately (unlike naersk or other solutions) so you get all the benefits of Nix (reproducibility and proper caching).
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