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Re: About /var/guix/profiles and guix pull generations

From: Pierre Neidhardt
Subject: Re: About /var/guix/profiles and guix pull generations
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:49:26 +0100
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> OK.  Since that example deletes profile generations, Can we just say
> "profile generations" instead of "checkouts"?  The latter makes me think
> of a Git repository checkout.  Maybe the phrase "cleaning up old
> profiles" would be good enough, since we put a clear example right after
> the sentence.  I wouldn't mind either way, as long as we avoid using the
> term "checkout" to refer to profiles and their generations.

You might have misunderstood the example.  There are two calls to
=--delete-generations=, which delete _both_ the user profile generations and the
Guix checkout/build/copy generations.

Thanks for spending time on reviewing this!


Pierre Neidhardt

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