[Slackbuilds-users] Help on creating my own local slackbuild repo at home

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 02:27:44 UTC 2011

2011/7/5  <unix_lists at airpost.net>:
> On 06/23/2011 01:53 AM, Ozan Türkyılmaz wrote:
>> 2011/6/23 Nicolas Kovacs<info at microlinux.fr>:
>>> Le 23/06/2011 02:23, unix_lists at airpost.net a écrit :
>>>> I would like to have my own local version of slackbuilds on my own
>>>> computer. I want this because I often make changes to the scripts. I
>>>> would like to have control over how an update from slackbuilds site is
>>>> merged with my own home repo.
>>>> I have little experience with git or other version control systems. How
>>>> are some of you implementing this yourselves?
>>> SVN is a great tool, and quite simple. The documentation is very clear.
>>> There's a local copy of the SVN book in your Slackware box.
>>> If you can't setup your own SVN server, you can have a free account at
>>> http://www.tuxfamily.org, a great site devoted to hosting free projects.
>>> The
>>> FAQ contains step by step information about setting up the SVN repo.
>> With git, You have zero needs for all this.
>> I have my own local repo as well. I added to sbopkg as well. I can get
>> updates from Offical Repo and still keep my own changes.
> Can you explain this a bit more about how you get updates from sbopkg and
> are still able to keep your own changes. That's exactly what I would like to
> do.

git clone the SBo git repo. Add it to sbopkg repo files. after that
choose it at sbopkg repo config. When you change anything on the repo
do git add and git commit. When you a sbopkg -r (git pull) your
changes and repo changes will be merged nicely (depending on changes
you did).

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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