This document is a WORK IN PROGRESS.
This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
How to update when using flakes¶
Go to https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/tree/master/nixos/doc/manual/release-notes, and look for the latest release note: the latest one that is passed, e.g. release 23.05 ("Stoat", 2023.05/31) that has been done in may 2023.
Read carefully the release note, in particular: pay attention to the "Backward Incompatibilities" section!
Update your packages:
Make sure that any manual migration steps required has been followed (according to the latest release note, e.g. release 23.05 ("Stoat", 2023.05/31)).
/etc/nixoslike described here: https://nixos.wiki/wiki/FAQ/When_do_I_update_stateVersion:
Check versions updates:
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