[arch-general] SRCDEST="/path/to/folder"

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun May 31 09:37:01 EDT 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> Baho Utot wrote:
>> I am Building in a clean chroot according to the wiki
>> The Chroot sub-directory is /home/Chroot/root
>> I have set SRCDEST="/sources" in the makepkg in /home/Chroot/root/etc
>> and then
>> mkdir /home/Chroot/root/sources chmod 777 /home/Chroot/root/sources
>> Is this correct to get makepkg to store the sources in that
>> sub-directory?
>> It presently doesn't work for me or I did something wrong.
>> Can anyone help?
> As far as makepkg goes, it should store the sources in /sources.  But 
> my guess is makechrootpkg is moving the source files from there to the 
> directory you launched it from.  Have not actually looked at this though.

Or an even better explanation (which also could be wrong), it puts them 
in the rw portion of the union filesystem and that gets cleared.

I think the message to take from this is that this setup will probably 
not work...


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