[Slackbuilds-users] How to contribute ?

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Mon Jan 5 05:56:48 UTC 2009

On Sun, 4 Jan 2009 21:49:45 -0800 (PST)
Phillip Warner <pc_warner at yahoo.com> wrote:

> --- On Sun, 1/4/09, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> > Even better:
> > 
> > TMP="$HOME/tmp/SBo" ; export TMP
> > TAG="_whatever" ; export TAG
> > ./prgnam.SlackBuild
> > ./someotherthing.SlackBuild
> > ./somethingelse.SlackBuild
> > ...
> Unfortunately, if you are going to really test the scripts as a
> normal user you still have to comment out the "chown root:root" line
> in all of the scripts.  You could probably safely sed all of the
> *.SlackBuild files, but ideally all of the scripts would have one
> switch to allow you to test the SlackBuilds as a user.  Activating
> the switch could skip the chown line, change TMP so it's under $HOME,
> and change the build tag (say _SBo-test) so the created package is
> flagged as a test package.
> Perhaps in the future something like that could be added to the
> template and then all of the current SlackBuilds.

Nah, that would be adding complexity for something that's largely only
used by us.

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