To keep or not to keep tarballs
lucas at die.net.au
Tue Jul 21 22:50:39 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 22 July 2009 07:19:49 Mikhail Kolesnik wrote:
> Hello, Hazel.
> On Tue, 21 Jul 2009 19:33:52 +0100
> Hazel Russman <hazel_russman at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > In Gentoo, one normally keeps source tarballs because they are frequently
> > re-used, either for patch updates or for rebuilding packages against
> > upgraded libraries. Is this also the case in Crux? And do the compiled
> > .pkg.tar.gz files need to be kept after the package has been installed?
> You can easily adjust a few lines in pkgmk.conf(5) to put packages
> and/or tarballs to the temporary directory, for example. And there is no
> need to keep packages unless you want to dive into some specific
> version to search for something. The pkg-backup might be a very
> handy tool.
>  http://git.die.net.au/crux/tools/pkg-backup
>  http://crux.nu/Wiki/PackageBackups
Keeping packages can also be useful if you want to run a package repository
for a number of crux machines.
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