Nix error message improvement

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Fiscal Host: codeops llc

A project to make errors more friendly in the nix tools.

Today's Balance
$3,972.21
Estimated Annual Budget
$5,717
Phase 3 continued: nix issues...
$11,000

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36 individuals and 4 organizations have contributed

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Burke Libbey

$300 USD since Apr 2020

2
Incognito

$300 USD since Apr 2020

3
codygman.dev

$250 USD since Mar 2020

4
Gasper Vozel

$200 USD since Mar 2020

5
Sam Griffin

$200 USD since Mar 2020

6
Sylvain Fankhauser

$200 USD since Mar 2020

7
Jaka Hudoklin

$200 USD since Mar 2020

8
Marek Fajkus

$140 USD since Apr 2020

9
Simon Chatterjee

$140 USD since Apr 2020

10
das-g

$120 USD since Mar 2020

11
Daniel Mueller

$120 USD since May 2020

12
Arian van Putten

$100 USD since Apr 2020

13
Mitchell Hashimoto

$100 USD since Jun 2020

14
Terje Larsen

$100 USD since Jul 2020

15
Cole Mickens

$100 USD since Jul 2020

Organizations

1
Serokell OÜ

$1k USD since Apr 2020

2
Niteo GmbH

$800 USD since Mar 2020

3
Hypered

$600 USD since Mar 2020

4
Mercury

$100 USD since Apr 2020

What's new with Nix error message improvement

Stay up to dates with our latest activities and progress.

Revising our nix errors road map - phase 3+

We're revamping the funding goals for the nix error improvement project! The original phase 3 involved a comprehensive review and revision of all the existing errors, followed by a phase 4 where we address specific pain points from the nix...
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Published on July 16, 2020 by Ben Burdette

Phase 2 complete!

Good news! Changes are merged, tests are passing, the technical changes of the nix error project are complete. The new features this time around:show-trace data is included in the ErrorInfo class now.the lines of code surrounding the error...
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Published on July 7, 2020 by Ben Burdette

Lines of code! And show-trace.

We're closing in on the end of phase 2 for this project! Today I put in the second PR for this phase, which displays the problem lines of code for errors, as well as for show-trace call sites. There are some screenshots - check them out her...
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Published on July 1, 2020 by Ben Burdette

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Budget

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Financial contribution to Nix error message improvement

from Marco10/18/2020

+$50.00USD
Completed

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from Simon Chatterjee10/1/2020

+$20.00USD
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from Marek Fajkus10/1/2020

+$20.00USD
Completed

Today’s balance

$3,972.21 USD

Estimated annual budget

~ $5,717.21 USD

Nix error message improvement is all of us

Our contributors 42

Everyone who has supported Nix error message improvement. Individuals and organizations that believe in –and take ownership of– our purpose.

Ben Burdette
Admin

I'm the collective admin and also the primary developer on the project.

Domen Kozar
Admin

Organizer

Serokell OÜ
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,000 USD

Niteo GmbH
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$800 USD

sponsor

Hypered
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$600 USD

Burke Libbey
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$300 USD

incognito
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$300 USD

codygman.dev
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$250 USD

Good luck! Hopefully I can hurry up and get good enough with nix to help!

Gasper Vozel
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$200 USD

backer

Sam Griffin
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$200 USD

Sylvain Fankh...
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$200 USD

Jaka Hudoklin
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$200 USD

About

"Nix errors enhancement" is me, Ben Burdette.  I'll be working on this for a few months most likely, to improve error messages throughout nix and the nix tools.

Check out the proposal for more details.