[Slackbuilds-users] OUTPUT

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Fri Nov 15 18:47:27 UTC 2013

Rob McGee wrote, On 15/11/13 18:40:
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 11:03:46PM +0530, Aaditya Bagga wrote:
>> I also have one more idea :)
>> Before removing the cache, copy the built packages-
>> cp /tmp/*.txz /home/aaditya/packages
> (FWIW I still stick with the default .tgz for mine.)
> SBo Slackbuilds support a feature which makes this unnecessary:
> $OUTPUT. Run your build as such:
> root at darkstar:~# OUTPUT=/root/pkg ./foo.Slackbuild
> Or, you could set OUTPUT=/root/pkg in one of your bash startup
> scripts, such as in "/root/.bashrc".
> Regarding the discussion upthread about clearing /tmp, what I do:
> tmpfs for /tmp, so mine is cleared each boot, like it or not. (I've
> gotten out of the habit of using /tmp for things which are not
> temporary.)

All well and fine, but I _never_ log in nor use root account (unless in 
emergencies and/or slackware updates).  I use sudoers.


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