[arch-general] Any suggestions on frequently rebuilding a git package?

Auguste Pop auguste at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 12:20:09 EDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 11:33 PM, XeCycle <xecycle at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I build Emacs from git quite frequently, about twice a month or so.
> However the PKGBUILD from AUR rebuilds everything each time, which takes
> too many time I think.  Perhaps Emacs is small, but I think there should
> be a way to prevent too many rebuilds --- is that possible?
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> Carl Lei (XeCycle)
> Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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yaourt has an option to compile vcs packages in a separate directory
rather than the default /tmp directory. in this way, the download part
in every recompile can be minimized. just fyi.

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