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From: Diagon <gnu.org@niwas.net>
To: "help-guix" <help-guix@gnu.org>
Subject: Non-root installs.
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 17:02:04 -0700
Message-ID: <173886d3220.dff4077070452.3808057483354071794@niwas.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 

Hey all - I tried on IRC, but was told that this might be a better place.  I'm wondering if someone here has experience with a non-root install.  Optimally, is there by this point a guix-install.sh for non-root?  I know it's doable, eg: https://github.com/pjotrp/guix-notes/blob/master/GUIX-NO-ROOT.org 

I was able to get my sysadmin to create a writable /gnu, which I gather will allow me to install binaries, rather than recomplie everything, since I'll have the right path.  Now that I've read the install script, I see that it also uses /var/guix.  Do I need to ask for that, or is there a way around it, by putting it in /gnu/var, maybe?  I assume I can put /root/.config/guix in my home directory, but I also see we need a guixbuild group.  How can I get away without this and still run the server manually?

All input appreciated!
/D


             reply	other threads:[~2020-07-26  0:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-26  0:02 Diagon [this message]
2020-07-27  9:15 ` Roel Janssen
2020-09-25 13:03   ` Joshua Branson

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