This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.
nix store optimise - replace identical files in the store by hard links
nix store optimise [option...]
Optimise the Nix store:
nix store optimise
This command deduplicates the Nix store: it scans the store for regular files with identical contents, and replaces them with hard links to a single instance.
Note that you can also set
nix.conf to perform this optimisation incrementally whenever a new
path is added to the Nix store. To make this efficient, Nix maintains
a content-addressed index of all the files in the Nix store in the
Set the logging verbosity level to 'debug'.
Set the format of log output; one of
Print full build logs on standard error.
Decrease the logging verbosity level.
Increase the logging verbosity level.
Show usage information.
Disable substituters and consider all previously downloaded files up-to-date.
Set the Nix configuration setting name to value (overriding
Consider all previously downloaded files out-of-date.
Show version information.
man nix.conffor overriding configuration settings with command line flags.