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Re: Plan for 0.9.0

From: Taylan Ulrich Bayırlı/Kammer
Subject: Re: Plan for 0.9.0
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:30:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> writes:

> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:
>> Alex Vong <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Regarding gc, I remember I accidentally ran "guix gc" and removed all
>>> the build dependencies like bash, glibc... Then, I realized the proper
>>> way to run gc is to run "guix gc -d <DIRECTORY>". Perhaps we should
>>> change the command for garbage collecting everything from "guix gc" to
>>> "guix gc -a" and "guix gc --all". Does this sound reasonable?
>> I think this is not a bad idea.  It would also make “guix gc” behave
>> more like the other sub-commands (i.e. require an argument).
>> It’s not a command that’s used so often that the additional argument
>> would hurt much, in my opinion.
> This makes sense to me too.

+1 from me too, since accidentally GC'ing things can be annoying,
although the flags --gc-keep-outputs --gc-keep-derivations to
guix-daemon help in that regard.


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