Trying to do an upgrade this morning and somehow webkitgtk-2.36.0 ended up in my derivations list.
It’s taking like forever to compile webkitgtk-2.36.0 …
I don’t remember this being an issue before. I can see there are a number of different packages with dependency on webkitgtk on my system including many GNOME packages.
It’s essentially a browser, so yeah it takes time. It was merged into release-21.11 last night because of 4 security issues. Best to be patient and wait until it arrives in a channel.
Thanks! What’s best way to figure out how it ended up in my derivations list (without actually building it)?
Switching channels from
nixos-21.11 solved the problem for me.
But I dunno why
-small would force a build of webkitgtk like that … that never happened to me before today and I’ve been running
-small for a while now.
It doesn’t force the build, it just doesn’t make sure webkitgtk is already cached when it is released. The
-small form factor is primarily intended for headless machines, like servers.