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I'd like to get the root path to the generation / system configuration derivation. Is this path stored somewhere perhaps?

My understanding is that there is a 'derivation' made for your system configuration which in turn has a dependency on other derivations (all the packages etc).

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Seems to be this path here /nix/var/nix/profiles/: which a symlink for each generation.

And hence I can use:

nix-store -q --references /nix/var/nix/profiles/system

To list all the derivations my current system config depends on.

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