gitignore.nix VS nixpkgs

Compare gitignore.nix vs nixpkgs and see what are their differences.


Nix functions for filtering local git sources (by hercules-ci)


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gitignore.nix nixpkgs
2 955
228 14,482
3.5% 3.3%
5.0 10.0
about 2 months ago 7 days ago
Nix Nix
The Unlicense MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gitignore.nix. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nixpkgs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-01-30.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing gitignore.nix and nixpkgs you can also consider the following projects:

asdf - Extendable version manager with support for Ruby, Node.js, Elixir, Erlang & more

Home Manager using Nix - Manage a user environment using Nix [maintainer=@rycee]

git-lfs - Git extension for versioning large files

easyeffects - Limiter, compressor, convolver, equalizer and auto volume and many other plugins for PipeWire applications

spack - A flexible package manager that supports multiple versions, configurations, platforms, and compilers.

waydroid - Waydroid uses a container-based approach to boot a full Android system on a regular GNU/Linux system like Ubuntu.

nixos - My NixOS Configurations

youtube-dl-gui - A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js

Emu68 - M68K emulation for AArch64/AArch32

daedalus - The open source cryptocurrency wallet for ada, built to grow with the community

devshell - Per project developer environments