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Re: cleaning the store

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: cleaning the store
Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 08:39:07 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs 24.5.1

Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 08:16:59PM +0200, Catonano wrote:
>> There are only 2 profiles on this machine: mine and root's profile
>> As for mine, I eliminated ALL previous generations and emacs-cider is not
>> installed in the current one
>> As for root's profile:
>> $ guix package -p root --list-installed
>> returns nothing
>> and
>> $ guix package -p root --list-generations
>> guix package: error: profile 'root' does not exist
> I think the argument to '-p' is the generation of the profile (an
> integer). You should try running it as root, since I doubt you can read
> root's profiles as an unprivileged user.

No, “--profile” or “-p” expects a *path* to a profile.  For root’s
profile you would either be root and use the default (no “-p” option),
or use “-p /root/.guix-profile” or similar, provided you have read
access to this file.

~~ Ricardo

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