[Slackbuilds-users] Proposal for build scripts
phalange at komputermatrix.com
Tue Mar 9 17:55:13 UTC 2021
I have a script here to do this. Like you, I don't use the automated
tools, I just wanted to automate the download and checksum process,
especially with sprawling dependency lists.
On Fri, 5 Mar 2021, UpNort wrote:
> Hi All,
> Proposal: SBo build scripts check locally for the downloaded sources and
> validate the md5sum.
> I always hen-pecked my way through SBo to build the packages I want. Doable
> on a single package basis. Now that I am trying to help test Current with at
> least the packages I use, I notice some inefficiency at my end.
> The Current git clone (fork) does not contain the sources. That's ok and I
> don't expect that, even with the parent SBo site.
> Yet when I copy a specific SBo package directory to a build environment, the
> sources still do not exist locally. While the parent SBo site has links to
> the sources, with the git clone I have to open the info file to find the
> upstream location and manually download.
> Perhaps all SBo scripts could automate this. Before executing the tar command
> verify the sources exist in $CWD. Use the info file to download as necessary.
> Then validate the sources with md5sum from the info file.
> I realize third party packages automate this, but for people manually
> installing SBo packages the modifications would save time and offer nominal
> Just a thought.
> P.S. I am not a member of the list.
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