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NixOS, a Real Revolution in Package Management

Feb 05, 2009, 06:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"You can have different versions of the same applications, do atomic upgrades and rollbacks, allow safe non-root application installations, and do non-destructive upgrades. It's quite intriguing, and maybe someday we'll see Nix or some of its advanced concepts used in mainstream Linux distributions."

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