Warning: This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.

Name

nix nar dump-path - serialise a path to stdout in NAR format

Synopsis

nix nar dump-path [option...] path

Examples

  • To serialise directory foo as a NAR:

    # nix nar dump-path ./foo > foo.nar
    

Description

This command generates a NAR file containing the serialisation of path, which must contain only regular files, directories and symbolic links. The NAR is written to standard output.