Nix-shell implementation

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#1

Nix-shell is a cool tool for deploying a local developer environment.
( https://nixos.org/nixos/nix-pills/developing-with-nix-shell.html )

It seems to me that the infrastructure habitat-sh has everything to implement something like

I developed my own approach:

What do you think, is it possible to implement this utility as a sub-command hab. For example, “hab shell …”?

Are there any alternative ideas on this?


#2

This is awesome. I’ll have to try this out. We use Nix-Shell for managing our haskell development environments. Having something similar on the habitat side would open up the possibility to move our iterative development environments over.