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

Name

nix store gc - perform garbage collection on a Nix store

Synopsis

nix store gc [option...]

Examples

  • Delete unreachable paths in the Nix store:

    # nix store gc
    
  • Delete up to 1 gigabyte of garbage:

    # nix store gc --max 1G
    

Description

This command deletes unreachable paths in the Nix store.

Options

  • --dry-run
    Show what this command would do without doing it.

  • --max n
    Stop after freeing n bytes of disk space.