Re: Question about enable-absolute-paths option

From: Profpatsch <>
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2018 23:31:02 +0200

Laurent Bercot <> writes:
> I totally understand your predicament, but I unfortunately have no
> good solution for you, except "educate your peers".

I have a good technical solution for you:

For the Nix package manager we have packaged (most) skaware software.
You can easily install Nix on a Debian system and then build s6:

  nix-build -A s6

If you want to install it, you can add it to your local user’s

  nix-env -iA s6

All dependencies will be installed in so-called store paths and do not
clash with Debian system paths.

You can install nix by following the instructions here:

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Received on Sat Sep 08 2018 - 21:31:02 UTC

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