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Re: Root guix dereferencing

From: Clément Lassieur
Subject: Re: Root guix dereferencing
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:07:06 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1

Thorsten Wilms <address@hidden> writes:

> On 19/11/2018 11.20, Clément Lassieur wrote:
>> This is because the result of running guix pull is a profile available
>> under ~/.config/guix/current containing the latest Guix[1].
>> So you may need to make sure it is at the beginning of your search path.
> Thanks, but the plain user `guix pull` works fine and ~/.config/guix/current
> is up-to-date.

In case it's not clear, '~' refers to root's home as well.  'root' is
just a user.  You don't even have to use it at all.  (I personally never
use it.)

>> [1]: 
> I note that this page doesn't contain "sudo" at all and "root" only once, in
> "For instance, when user root runs guix pull, this has no effect on the
> version of Guix that user alice sees, and vice versa.".

It doesn't need to contain 'sudo' and 'root', because 'root' is just a
user, so everything works the same way.


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