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Outsourcing NixOS compile time to Microsoft

NixOS is a Linux-distribution that may be source-based, but it has a binary cache that covers things so you generally don’t need to compile things, things tends to be cached. However, depending on how you configure your system, you may trigger compiles depending on what you do. So a thing I do is that I run Emacs 29 with the native-comp patches that is wayland native with the pgtk-branch. This is by no mean the stable Emacs release at the point of writing.

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