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Re: delete profile

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: delete profile
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:13:33 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Federico Beffa (2017-03-14 17:43 +0100) wrote:

> Alex Kost <address@hidden> writes:
>> Federico Beffa (2017-03-14 09:42 +0100) wrote:
>>> Pjotr Prins <address@hidden> writes:
>>> 'guix -p $HOME/guix-test-profile' lists only 1 generation (but I did
>>> create another one and then I rolled-back).
>>> 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.

GC can't remove such generation links; it removes only the stuff that is
placed in the store.  It's up to a user to remove profiles and their


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