This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.
nix store cat - print the contents of a file in the Nix store on stdout
nix store cat [option...] path
Show the contents of a file in a binary cache:
# nix store cat --store https://cache.nixos.org/ \ /nix/store/0i2jd68mp5g6h2sa5k9c85rb80sn8hi9-hello-2.10/bin/hello | hexdump -C | head -n1 00000000 7f 45 4c 46 02 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 |.ELF............|
This command prints on standard output the contents of the regular file path in a Nix store. path can be a top-level store path or any file inside a store path.
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Consider all previously downloaded files out-of-date.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.