[Slackbuilds-users] Rebuilding packages on new host

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Aug 6 00:09:54 UTC 2019

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019, Jeremy Hansen wrote:

>> The pending queue file has 195 packages. Should I separate these by repo
>> category into separate .sqf files?

> I wouldn't. One file will make it easier.


Okay. I'll leave them all in one file.

> Does the sequence of packages in [a|the] queue file matter?
> Yes! This is the order sbopkg will build them in, so they need to be in
> the right build order. sqg generates queue files based on the needed build
> order for the SlackBuilds.

I thought so yet hoped for a command line option that would make life
simpler. :-)

> sbopkg does not resolve any dependencies. It relies on the build order
> listed in the queue files, which sqg should generate correctly.

As above, worth asking anyway.

> I've always found it worthwhile, but it can be a lot of work to dig
> through all of that.

Yep. I'll go through the list, find dependencies and options, and
re-organize the package sequence.

Thanks very much,


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