Should our QT `mkDerivation` be deprecated?

Hello, people!

Given that stdenv.mkDerivation now supports brand new overlay style overridable rec-less recursive attributes since

I myself am rewriting and updating some expressions to this format.

When rewriting bibletime, I found a “bug”: libsForQt5.mkDerivation has no such support. So I am using stdenv.mkDerivation and reported this to @roberth, and he filled this issue below:

That being exposed, should we deprecate and replace such mkDerivation specialization?


Alternatively, support for a function argument can be added to the Qt mkDerivation. I forgot to include that in the issue description, mentioning it only in the linked comment. I do not think that is the optimal solution though.