[Slackbuilds-users] Problems with $OUTPUT in some SlackBuilds

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Thu Oct 31 04:06:03 UTC 2013

On Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:23:50 -0600
Antonio Hernández Blas <hba.nihilismus at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm making a "metaSlackBuild" for virt-manager+qemu (and all of their
> dependencies) and the thing is that i'm creating their packages not
> in /tmp (default value of $OUTPUT) but
> in /tmp/virt-manager/$dependency, i think you get the idea ;)
> Anyway, libraries/libbonobo's SlackBuild does not "mkdir" $OUTPUT, it
> just has:
> mkdir -p $TMP $PKG
> and as a consequence when makepkg tries to drop the package, at
> /tmp/virt-manager/libbonobo/libbonobo*.txz, it fails.
> Wondering if there are more SlackBuilds with this issue, here you can
> find a list of them: https://gist.github.com/nihilismus/7241892
> The funny think is that actually there are some SlackBuilds with
> "$OUPUT" (without the first "T"), for example:
> http://slackbuilds.org/cgit/slackbuilds/tree/desktop/cairo-dock/cairo-dock.SlackBuild?h=14.0#n60

Oh wow, interesting.  I probably had bigger fish to fry, but this 
was just trivial enough and just annoying enough to make me go 
ahead and do it.  Pushed to an "hba" branch, which is queued for
git master.  This one almost surely will not be cherry-picked back
to 14.0 though.


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