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190/376: Undocument NIX_OTHER_STORES

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: 190/376: Undocument NIX_OTHER_STORES
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:04:57 +0000

civodul pushed a commit to tag 1.8
in repository guix.

commit b1af336132cfe8a6e4c54912cc512f8c28d4ebf3
Author: Eelco Dolstra <address@hidden>
Date:   Tue Sep 16 14:49:00 2014 +0200

    Undocument NIX_OTHER_STORES
 doc/manual/command-ref/env-common.xml    |   22 ----------------------
 doc/manual/manual.xml                    |    2 +-
 doc/manual/packages/sharing-packages.xml |   27 +--------------------------
 3 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 49 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/manual/command-ref/env-common.xml 
index b52e450..39e3e9c 100644
--- a/doc/manual/command-ref/env-common.xml
+++ b/doc/manual/command-ref/env-common.xml
@@ -283,28 +283,6 @@ $ mount -o bind /mnt/otherdisk/nix /nix</screen>
-  <listitem><para>This variable contains the paths of remote Nix
-  installations from which packages can be copied, separated by colons.
-  <phrase condition="manual">See <xref linkend="sec-sharing-packages"
-  /> for details.</phrase>  Each path should be the
-  <filename>/nix</filename> directory of a remote Nix installation
-  (i.e., not the <filename>/nix/store</filename> directory).  The
-  paths are subject to globbing, so you can set it so something like
-  <literal>/var/run/nix/remote-stores/*/nix</literal> and mount
-  multiple remote filesystems in
-  <literal>/var/run/nix/remote-stores</literal>.</para>
-  <para>Note that if you’re building through the <link
-  linkend="sec-nix-daemon">Nix daemon</link>, the only setting for
-  this variable that matters is the one that the
-  <command>nix-daemon</command> process uses.  So if you want to
-  change it, you have to restart the daemon.</para></listitem>
   <listitem><para>If set to <literal>1</literal>, Nix will print some
diff --git a/doc/manual/manual.xml b/doc/manual/manual.xml
index 513eb31..2fdb843 100644
--- a/doc/manual/manual.xml
+++ b/doc/manual/manual.xml
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
       <holder>Eelco Dolstra</holder>
-    <date>April 2014</date>
+    <date>September 2014</date>
diff --git a/doc/manual/packages/sharing-packages.xml 
index 573b7c1..8fab15f 100644
--- a/doc/manual/packages/sharing-packages.xml
+++ b/doc/manual/packages/sharing-packages.xml
@@ -53,30 +53,5 @@ But note that <command>nix-copy-closure</command> is 
generally more
 efficient in this example because it only copies paths that are not
 already present in the target Nix store.</para>
-<para>Finally, if you can mount the Nix store of a remote machine in
-your local filesystem, Nix can copy paths from the remote Nix store to
-the local Nix store <emphasis>on demand</emphasis>.  For instance,
-suppose that you mount a remote machine containing a Nix store via
-$ sshfs address@hidden:/ /mnt</screen>
-You should then set the <envar>NIX_OTHER_STORES</envar> environment
-variable to tell Nix about this remote Nix store:
-$ export NIX_OTHER_STORES=/mnt/nix</screen>
-Then if you do any Nix operation, e.g.
-$ nix-env -i firefox</screen>
-and Nix has to build a path that it sees is already present in
-<filename>/mnt/nix</filename>, then it will just copy from there
-instead of building it from source.</para>
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