Commit 3ae5e02d authored by Ludovic Courtès's avatar Ludovic Courtès

getting-started: Mention 'guix pack' with PRoot.

* getting-started.md (Sending Guix Packages to Guix-less Machines): New
section.
parent aa0154e9
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just
[add it to `$GUIX_PACKAGE_PATH`](https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/manual/html_node/Package-Modules.html).
# Sending Guix Packages to Guix-less Machines
What if the target supercomputer lacks Guix? You can still enjoy Guix’s
reproducibility and customizability by [sending your package binaries
there](/blog/2017/10/using-guix-without-being-root/):
```
laptop$ scp `guix pack hwloc -S /bin=bin` supercomputer:hwloc.tar.gz
laptop$ scp `guix build proot-static`/bin/proot supercomputer:
supercomputer$ mkdir -p ~/.local
supercomputer$ (cd ~/.local; tar xf ~/hwloc.tar.gz)
supercomputer$ ./proot -r ~/.local -b /proc /bin/lstopo
```
# Joining
Learn more about on-going Guix-HPC developments [on our blog](/blog).
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