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guix package (GNU Guix) - manual page for guix package (GNU Guix) 1.2.0rc2


guix package [OPTION]...


Install, remove, or upgrade packages in a single transaction.

install PACKAGEs
install the package EXP evaluates to
install the package that the code within FILE evaluates to
remove PACKAGEs

-u, --upgrade[=REGEXP] upgrade all the installed packages matching REGEXP

create a new profile generation with the manifest from FILE

--do-not-upgrade[=REGEXP] do not upgrade any packages matching REGEXP

roll back to the previous generation
display needed environment variable definitions
list generations matching PATTERN
delete generations matching PATTERN
switch to a generation matching PATTERN
use PROFILE instead of the user's default profile
list the user's profiles

--allow-collisions do not treat collisions in the profile as an error

use the bootstrap Guile to build the profile
use the given verbosity LEVEL
search in synopsis and description using REGEXP
list installed packages matching REGEXP
list available packages matching REGEXP
show details about PACKAGE
prepend DIR to the package module search path
keep build tree of failed builds
keep going when some of the derivations fail
do not build the derivations
fall back to building when the substituter fails
build instead of resorting to pre-built substitutes
fetch substitute from URLS if they are authorized
do not graft packages
do not attempt to offload builds
mark the build as failed after SECONDS of silence
mark the build as failed after SECONDS of activity
build N times in a row to detect non-determinism
allow the use of up to N CPU cores for the build
allow at most N build jobs
produce debugging output at LEVEL
list package transformation options not shown here
display this help and exit
display version information and exit


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