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Re: First guix pull is too costly

From: Akib Azmain Turja
Subject: Re: First guix pull is too costly
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:49:01 +0600

zimoun <> writes:

> Hi,
> On Tue, 28 Jun 2022 at 14:04, Akib Azmain Turja <> wrote:
>> Is possible to reuse the guix channel from any other user to do the
>> first guix pull?  Or maybe a shallow clone?
> Assuming alice is user already existing on the machine and bob is the
> new user.  Something like should do the job,
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> ALICE=/home/alice/.cache/guix/checkouts/pjmkglp4t7znuugeurpurzikxq3tnlaywmisyr27shj7apsnalwq
> BOB=/home/BOB/.cache/guix/checkouts/pjmkglp4t7znuugeurpurzikxq3tnlaywmisyr27shj7apsnalwq
> mkdir -p $BOB
> git clone $ALICE $BOB
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
> then adapt the permissions.
> Cheers,
> simon

It worked!  Thanks a lot.

Just out of curiosity, why the hash is
pjmkglp4t7znuugeurpurzikxq3tnlaywmisyr27shj7apsnalwq?  Is this the hash
of the channel declaration/definition/whatsoever?

Akib Azmain Turja

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