GNU Guix is a purely functional package manager for the GNU system.
It supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection. It builds up on the low-level build and deployment layer of the Nix package manager. Guix uses Guile as its programming interface.
DocumentationGNU Guix comes with a visual user interface for GNU Emacs, known as guix.el. It can be used for routine package management tasks, pretty much like the guix package command (see Invoking guix package). Specifically, “guix.el” makes it easy to:
- browse and display packages and generations;
- search, install, upgrade and remove packages;
- display packages from previous generations;
- do some other useful things.
- IRC general channel
This is a GNU package:guix
released on 2 August 2016
This package is listed in the following Collections:
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv3orlater||13 September 2013|
Leaders and contributors
|Mark H. Weaver||Contributor|
|Ludovic Courtès||Lead Developer, Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Developers||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guix.git/|
|Required to use||GNU Guile >= 2.0.5|
|Required to use||GNU libgcrypt|
|Required to build||SQLite3|
|Required to build||libbz2|
|Required to build||GCC's g++|
|Required to build||GNU Build System|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 August 2016.
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