[Slackbuilds-users] Sbopkg 0.20.0 Released
joshuakwood at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 03:44:52 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com>wrote:
> * Xavier Maillard <xma at gnu.org> [2009-01-07 00:26:19]:
> > Hi,
> > Chess Griffin <chess at chessgriffin.com> writes:
> > > (2) the ability to have a $HOME/.sbopkg.conf which
> > > will override variables set in the regular sbopkg.conf file. Coupled
> > > with this last point is when a user changes the Slackware version in
> > > the dialog interface (i.e. selecting Slackware 12.1) that can now
> > > optionally be saved to the $HOME/.sbopkg.conf so that it will be
> > > picked up the next time sbopkg is run.
> > Maybe I am dumb but I do not see why one would need this feature.
> > Given the fact running SBo slackbuilds should be done as root,
> > why not just modify /etc/sbopkg.conf ?
> It's been requested by more than one person. I agree that's it's
> simple enough to edit the main sbopkg.conf but I guess there are a few
> folks building packages for 12.1 and 12.2 and want to be able to
> switch back and forth easily without having to constantly edit
> sbopkg.conf. I doubt most will need to use this feature, IMHO,
> although it's possible that adding this will allow future
> configuration of other options from within the dialog interface.
> Chess Griffin
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> Is this a reference to users having the same home directory for multiple
installs, or the same /etc directory for multiple installs, or something?
If you're running 12.1, you'll have a 12.1 environment. You can't just tell
it to build a package for a different version of Slackware, can you?
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