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nix3-store(1) General Commands Manual nix3-store(1)

Warning: This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.


nix store - manipulate a Nix store


nix store [option…] subcommand

where subcommand is one of the following:

Available commands:

  • nix store add-file (./ - add a regular file to the Nix store

  • nix store add-path (./ - add a path to the Nix store

  • nix store cat (./ - print the contents of a file in the Nix store on stdout

  • nix store copy-sigs (./ - copy store path signatures from substituters

  • nix store delete (./ - delete paths from the Nix store

  • nix store diff-closures (./ - show what packages and versions were added and removed between two closures

  • nix store dump-path (./ - serialise a store path to stdout in NAR format

  • nix store gc (./ - perform garbage collection on a Nix store

  • nix store ls (./ - show information about a path in the Nix store

  • nix store make-content-addressed (./ - rewrite a path or closure to content-addressed form

  • nix store optimise (./ - replace identical files in the store by hard links

  • nix store ping (./ - test whether a store can be accessed

  • nix store prefetch-file (./ - download a file into the Nix store

  • nix store repair (./ - repair store paths

  • nix store sign (./ - sign store paths

  • nix store verify (./ - verify the integrity of store paths


nix store copy-log (./ - copy build logs between Nix stores