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Re: How do I install packages from a file without removing currently ins
Re: How do I install packages from a file without removing currently installed packages?
Fri, 10 May 2019 16:35:49 -0500
---- On Fri, 10 May 2019 12:40:10 -0500 swedebugia <address@hidden> wrote ----
> On 2019-05-10 17:59, sirgazil wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I see that there is "guix package --manifest FILE", but running this
> > command will create a generation with only those packages specified in
> > FILE. Packages installed previous to running this command are removed. Is
> > there any way to tell Guix to create a generation that is the aggregate of
> > the packages installed in the current generation and the packages
> > specified in the manifest file?
> Not to my knowledge. This is by design.
> Choose either when managing your profile or use different profiles perhaps.
Sounds complicated, but could you point me to the manual section(s) that talk
about this? I don't see much general information about manipulating profiles in
the manual (I'm using the Concept index).