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Re: delete profile

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: delete profile
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:00:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Tue 14 Mar 2017 17:43, Federico Beffa <address@hidden> writes:
>> Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Federico Beffa (2017-03-14 09:42 +0100) wrote:
>>>> I run 'guix gc' and now I find dangling symlinks in my $HOME.
>>> What dangling symlinks?  Just remove them :-)
>> Of this type:
>> $HOME/guix-test-profile-XXX-link -> /gnu/store/...
>> Yes, sure, I deleted them.  It just seems strange that a GC leaves
>> dangling links around.
> Currently, profiles that aren't in your ~/.guix-profile are not treated
> as GC roots (AFAIR).

They *are* GC roots (fortunately :-)).  If you do “guix package -p foo -i
guile”, you can see a symlink to ‘foo-1-link’ is added to


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