Nix was sounding pretty neat until:

"There isn't anything like apt which solves a SAT problem in order to satisfy dependencies with lower and upper bounds on versions. There's no need for this because all the dependencies are static: if a derivation X depends on a derivation Y, then it always depends on it. A version of X which depended on Z would be a different derivation."

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That's nice and all but have you considered: I don't want 10 versions of a dependency on my system

@jordyd I ran it as a daily driver for a while, and my worries about that in regards to disk space were surprisingly not a problem. It's a lot friendlier than it sounds.

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