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Re: Move /gnu/store to another filesystem

From: Giovanni Biscuolo
Subject: Re: Move /gnu/store to another filesystem
Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 07:56:49 +0200

Hello Théo

Théo Maxime Tyburn <> writes:

> I figured out where the problem came from. I forgot to use the -p option
> while copying the store with cp. Because of this some scheme files where
> newer than their compiled counterpart, which forced to compile them anew.
> Just did everything again with cp -p and it worked like a charm.

Great!  IMHO it'd be useful for other users to have a "Move store to
another device" section in our cookbook: would you like to try to add a
patch to it and see if maintainers accept it?  I can help if needed.


>> If you have the new /gnu/store as a btrfs subvolume, you may need to
>> tell `mount` which subvolume to mount there.

good point Kaelyn!


Happy Hacking! Gio'

Giovanni Biscuolo

Xelera IT Infrastructures

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