[gobolinux-users] sandboxintall broken?
k-marken at online.no
Fri Jun 29 21:05:17 UTC 2007
On Friday 29 June 2007 22:53:37 Jonas Karlsson wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 22:51:09 +0200, kenneth marken <k-marken at online.no>
> > 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?
> Which page? I'll take a look at it.
> Secondly 'SandboxInstall -h' does print (as a note)
> "Normally you'll want to use Compile(1) instead.
> 'SandboxInstall' is called by Compile(1)."
> Perhaps that should be rephrased to emphasize it?
now, if Compile(1) had the option to go ahead and try to create a recipie if
you aimed it at a tar-ball and it could not find one (outside of it not being
able to contact any server) it would be golden. but right now i dont see it
does not, at least automatically. that way one had only two commands. Compile
for when one is working on source, InstallPackage when wanting to install a
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