Nix on macOS

see also: nix-dotfiles

Although I've experienced some turbulence installing/using Nix on macOS in the past, the experience seems much smoother these days (though that might just be because I've got more experience with it), and the future looks bright...

Steps to uninstall Nix on macOS

  1. Delete /nix with sudo rm -rf /nix
  2. Reboot
  3. Remove the entry from fstab using 'sudo vifs'
  4. Destroy the data volume using 'diskutil apfs deleteVolume'
  5. Remove the 'nix' line from /etc/synthetic.conf or the file

Set up linux-based Nix builder daemon via docker