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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 2022-12-25.
  • Question: Run container during `nix build`
    1 project | /r/NixOS | 28 Feb 2023
    I wrote this function a while back:
  • Nix and NixOS, my pain points
    6 projects | | 25 Dec 2022
    > When we use NixOS, and we want to use a package that is not available under NixOS / Nixpkgs (which happens quite often), we have only one choice: pack it into NixOS.

    That's not really true. It's definitely the easiest option, but you can also create a temporary fhs environment


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ElvishJerricco/nixpkgs is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of nixpkgs is Nix.

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