mkIf: Check whether the condition is a Boolean

This gives a nicer error message than (say)

while evaluating the option `fileSystems':
while evaluating the attribute ‘isDefined’ at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:323:5:
while evaluating ‘filterOverrides’ at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:395:21, called from /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:307:18:
while evaluating ‘concatMap’ at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/lists.nix:79:18, called from /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:401:8:
while evaluating ‘concatMap’ at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/lists.nix:79:18, called from /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:302:17:
while evaluating anonymous function at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:302:28, called from undefined position:
while evaluating ‘dischargeProperties’ at /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:365:25, called from /nix/store/r8z4vvl2qzg31zm4ra6awlx5b22k7gf9-nixos-16.09.tar.gz/lib/modules.nix:303:62:
value is a list while a Boolean was expected
nixos-19.03
Eelco Dolstra 6 years ago
parent c686a8fc7b
commit a6bb468acf
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      lib/modules.nix

@ -375,10 +375,13 @@ rec {
if def._type or "" == "merge" then
concatMap dischargeProperties def.contents
else if def._type or "" == "if" then
if def.condition then
dischargeProperties def.content
if isBool def.condition then
if def.condition then
dischargeProperties def.content
else
[ ]
else
[ ]
throw "mkIf called with a non-Boolean condition"
else
[ def ];

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