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How do I add a nix file to a repl in another language?
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ConnorMooneyhan

I'm trying to use nix to install a package (rustup) in my Rust repl and I've tried adding a replit.nix file with the following code:

{ pkgs }: {
deps = [
pkgs.cowsay
pkgs.rustup
];
}

I'm not sure how to run the nix file from this point though. I tried using cowsay and I tried using rustup in the shell and both are saying the command doesn't exist. What do I need to do to get this thing to run?

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EdGriebel1

@SixBeeps
So this seems like pretty sharp edge as install-pkg seems to be deprecated in many place, and it's impossible to tell when replit.nix is going to be used or ignored. Also most of the "adding your own packages" blog posts recommend nix, very confusing!