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Re: guix running advice: correct?

From: Andy Tai
Subject: Re: guix running advice: correct?
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2023 10:41:41 -0800

Thanks!   Maybe it is a good idea to emphasize that in the manual somewhere
especially for new users of GNU Guix.

On Wed, Jan 4, 2023 at 9:08 AM Julien Lepiller <> wrote:

> Hi Andy,
> I'm the author of this advice. I think it's still correct. It's mostly
> sanity checks that you would run to ensure you can get packages from this
> channel. Most of it is scattered around the manual, mostly in the manual
> installation documentation.
> ~/.config/guix/current is where your new guix (the one you pulled with the
> channel) is installed. If it's not first in $PATH, you're at risk that some
> other guix will be used instead.
> hash is a command that removes an entry from the shell's cache. If this is
> your first pull, the guix you used comes from another location that is
> recorded by the shell, so you have to clear the cache to use the newly
> pulled guix. If your guix already comes from the correct location, it'll be
> useless but it won't hurt.
> HTH!
> Le 3 janvier 2023 06:31:25 GMT+01:00, Andy Tai <> a écrit :
>> Hi, from this page
>> Important checks
>> Make sure your guix environment is set up properly. You need to have
>> ~/.config/guix/current as the first item in your $PATH or you're going
>> to run into troubles. Additionally, after running guix pull, make sure you
>> run hash guix in any open terminal to make sure bash's cache is cleared of
>> the old guix binary location.
>> I wonder if the above is correct, as I do not recall seeing anything in
>> Guix doc mentioning such advice or something to that effect (unless I
>> missed it)

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