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Re: Whta is the significance of ~/.cache/guix/profiles?

From: Csepp
Subject: Re: Whta is the significance of ~/.cache/guix/profiles?
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2023 02:47:49 +0200

Unstable Horse <> writes:

> Good day, people.
> I'm trying to GC my system for the first time, and after running this
> command:
>     guix gc --list-roots | sort -u
> Among the expected roots such as guix-profile-*-link and 
> current-guix-*-link I also see dozens of lines like this one:
> /home/user/.cache/guix/profiles/wjel4twocqclznutccv2mx65a5rxpb6e7lluegd
> zsksvdy3lp74a
> with just the hash and no name. What are they for? Is it safe to just
>     rm -rf ~/.cache/guix/profiles
> once in a while, or should I leave them be?

Just guessing based on a quick check of the contents of it on my
machine:  probably serves as a cache of guix shell profiles.

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