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Manage a Nix flake registry. See tldr nix3 flake for information about flakes. More information:

  • Pin the nixpkgs revision to the current version of the upstream repository:

nix registry pin {{nixpkgs}}

  • Pin an entry to the latest version of the branch, or a particular reivision of a GitHub repository:

nix registry pin {{entry}} {{github:owner/repo/branch_or_revision}}

  • Add a new entry that always points to the latest version of a GitHub repository, updating automatically:

nix registry add {{entry}} {{github:owner/repo}}

  • Remove a registry entry:

nix registry remove {{entry}}

  • See documentation about what Nix flake registries are:

nix registry --help