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Old 01-30-2009, 11:30 PM   #1
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LXer: NixOS: A Distro Focused on Next-Generation Package Management

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Doesn't this sound like a perfect package manager? "Nix...allows multiple versions of a package to be installed side-by-side, ensures that dependency specifications are complete, supports atomic upgrades and rollbacks, allows non-root users to install software..." Bruce Byfield takes a look at NixOS and answers the question "Is this the final answer on Linux package management?"



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