[Slackbuilds-users] what is the preferred build and test environment

Fernando Lopez fernando.lopezjr at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 21:06:39 UTC 2016

use virtualbox there is an option to revert back any changes.

On Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM, Tim Dickson <dickson.tim at googlemail.com>

> Hi everyone, I use sbopkg for building packages, but for my own
> slackbuilds I need to test them on both 32bit and 64bit slackware. Ideally,
> they would be clean installs, with just the dependencies required for the
> build to be tested. I would like to do this with minimum of fuss, and
> wondered what you guys (and gals) did ??
> Up till now, I have used 2 separate test machines, or one machine with two
> slackware installations on different partitions, but I haven't managed a
> clean starting state for each slackbuild. I have somewhat limited internet
> data allowance, so don't want to re-download the sbo tree for every
> slackbuild when building dependencies. I made limited use of qemu on
> windows to run some slackware vm's a while ago, but prefer solely using
> linux for testing.
> any simple examples or a howto or wiki would be appreciated, and probably
> useful to all slackbuild creators.
> Thanks, Tim
> PS. some builds are for graphical programs that use opengl, I don't know
> if that affects the choice of environment or not.
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    Fernando Lopez Jr.
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