[gobolinux-users] sandboxintall broken?

kenneth marken k-marken at online.no
Fri Jun 29 20:51:09 UTC 2007


On Friday 29 June 2007 22:37:51 Jonas Karlsson wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 21:26:57 +0200, kenneth marken <k-marken at online.no> 
wrote:
> > im trying to do some manual source based installs, and it seems to work
> > fine up until the sandboxintall stage. it keeps reporting something about
> > orphaned files when it does the postprosessing of the sandbox.
> >
> > btw, im using the guide in the wiki for this.
>
> SandboxInstall is quite tricky to use by its own. I would recommend
> creating a recipe for the application you're trying to build. Most of the
> times (there are very few exceptions) you will gain more time than you put
> into making the recipe.
>
> If you still want to use SandboxInstall by its own you should note what
> files that are orphaned and either change/patch the installation process to
> install those files into the application's prefix or make the files
> unmanaged by passing the conflicting files or directories to SandboxInstall
> using the '--unmanaged-files' option, e.g.
> 'SandboxInstall
> --unmanaged-files="/System/Variable/log/foo:/System/Variable/lock/foo" foo
> 1.0'
>
> The former is prefered for most files or directories.

well if thats the case, maybe the wiki should get a rewrite or something?


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