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Re: Release imminent!

From: Nikita Karetnikov
Subject: Re: Release imminent!
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 23:14:39 -0500

> ‘guix-build’ is for packagers, when you want to build something without
> actually adding it to your profile, whereas ‘guix-package -i’ is for
> when you want to add something to your profile.

> Do you think this should be clarified somehow?

Yes.  Could you add something to the "Invoking guix-build" section?

For example:

The guix-build command builds packages or derivations and their
dependencies, and prints the resulting store paths. Note that it doesn't
add anything to the user's profile. So it is mainly useful for
distribution developers.


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