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Re: guix pull

From: pelzflorian (Florian Pelz)
Subject: Re: guix pull
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 18:55:03 +0100

On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 12:19:58PM -0500, Leo Famulari wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 04:28:08PM +0000, Gottfried wrote:
> > But If I do a guix pull only in my user account, it would mean, as far as I
> > understand it, the root account would not get security updates?
> Correct.
> > What should be the procedure?
> As each user that you wish to update, do `guix pull` to update Guix and
> the list of available packages and services, and then do `guix upgrade`
> to actually upgrade your packages. If you use Guix System, you upgrade
> the system with `guix system reconfigure`.

Note however that

sudo guix system reconfigure /etc/config.scm

uses the guix of the user who is running sudo.


It is therefore possible to never use root’s guix .


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