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Re: Updating Packages

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Updating Packages
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:36:11 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

"Raghav Gururajan" <address@hidden> writes:

> I had an idea/suggestion. How about adding "guix system -u" feature to
> guix? So the difference between "guix system reconfigure" and "guix
> system -u" would be; the former does the reconfiguration cum upgrade
> process whereas the latter does just the upgrade process to system
> packages in the existing configuration.

You might be able to create an alias for this in your .bashrc...but I'm
not certain.

> April 15, 2019 2:48 PM, "Tobias Geerinckx-Rice" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Raghav,
>> Raghav Gururajan wrote:
>>> It seems like, when I do "guix package -u", only packages
>>> installed by user are upgraded. It also seems like, when I do
>>> "guix system reconfigure", only system installed packages are
>>> upgraded.
>> Yes, that's how it works.
>> I gather (’…seems…’) that you didn't find this clearly explained
>> in the documentation? Could you suggest an improvement?
>>> How to update packages in both system-profile and user-profile,
>>> at the same time?
>> I don't know whether it's possible to (easily) apply both updates
>> within the same transaction from the command line.
>> Unless you really need to: guix pull && guix system reconfigure …
>> && guix package -u ….
>> Kind regards,
>> T G-R

Joshua Branson
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