nix3-store-gc(1) General Commands Manual nix3-store-gc(1)

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

nix store gc - perform garbage collection on a Nix store

nix store gc [option…]

Delete unreachable paths in the Nix store:
# nix store gc
Delete up to 1 gigabyte of garbage:
# nix store gc --max 1G

This command deletes unreachable paths in the Nix store.

  • --dry-run
    Show what this command would do without doing it.
  • --max n
    Stop after freeing n bytes of disk space.