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Profpatsch 61462c94e6 lib/fetchers.nix: factor out impure proxy vars (#18702) 6 years ago
.github PULL_REQUEST_TEMPLATE: rename chroot to sandbox 6 years ago
doc buildGoPackage: deps.json -> deps.nix in NIXON 6 years ago
lib lib/fetchers.nix: factor out impure proxy vars (#18702) 6 years ago
maintainers modularize script allowing multiple versions 6 years ago
nixos 16.09 changelog: add changes to reverse path filter 6 years ago
pkgs lib/fetchers.nix: factor out impure proxy vars (#18702) 6 years ago
.gitignore kde5: consolidate packages into desktops/kde-5 7 years ago
.mention-bot mention-bot: notify me when darwin stdenv stuff changes 6 years ago
.travis.yml Revert "travis: only fetch top commit" 6 years ago
.version unstable is now 17.03 6 years ago
COPYING add code triagers badge 6 years ago
default.nix Separate fix-point from config importing hacks and other impurities 6 years ago


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Nixpkgs is a collection of packages for the Nix package manager. It is periodically built and tested by the hydra build daemon as so-called channels. To get channel information via git, add nixpkgs-channels as a remote:

% git remote add channels git://

For stability and maximum binary package support, it is recommended to maintain custom changes on top of one of the channels, e.g. nixos-16.03 for the latest release and nixos-unstable for the latest successful build of master:

% git remote update channels
% git rebase channels/nixos-16.03

For pull-requests, please rebase onto nixpkgs master.

NixOS linux distribution source code is located inside nixos/ folder.