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Old 04-21-2017, 09:33 AM   #1
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Can /tmp/SBo directory be removed?


I thought I asked this before, but I can't find the thread ... I'm using sbopkg to install SlackBuilds repo packages. `sbopkg -i` creates files in /tmp/SBo for each package. Do these directories need to be kept for any reason? Do future installs of the same package need the previous info in this directory?
 
Old 04-21-2017, 09:46 AM   #2
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I thought I asked this before, but I can't find the thread ... I'm using sbopkg to install SlackBuilds repo packages. `sbopkg -i` creates files in /tmp/SBo for each package. Do these directories need to be kept for any reason? Do future installs of the same package need the previous info in this directory?
You can delete it, but the next time you run a SlackBuild script from SBo, it will be created again. It's better to keep the directory and just clean out the contents if you don't need them anymore.
 
Old 04-21-2017, 11:15 AM   #3
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Well, I am referring to the contents of /tmp/SBo, not just that directory itself. So, it is OK to remove e.g. /tmp/SBo/openjdk and that will cause no issue with e.g. `sbopkg -c`, right?
 
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Yes.

Personally, I usually just mount /tmp on tmpfs.
 
Old 04-21-2017, 01:20 PM   #5
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You can also change /etc/sbopkg/sbopkg.conf to automatically delete the extracted source and package creation directories after sbopkg finishes.

Change

Code:
CLEANUP=${CLEANUP:-NO}
to

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CLEANUP=${CLEANUP:-YES}
 
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:59 PM   #6
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Well, I am referring to the contents of /tmp/SBo, not just that directory itself. So, it is OK to remove e.g. /tmp/SBo/openjdk and that will cause no issue with e.g. `sbopkg -c`, right?
You're right. From your title, it sounded like you meant the /tmp/SBo directory itself, and I didn't read the actual post carefully enough. Yes, it's okay to delete the contents of /tmp/SBo, or, as bassmadrigal pointed out, you can have sbopkg do it automatically if you set CLEANUP=YES in sbopkg.conf.
 
Old 04-22-2017, 12:44 PM   #7
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Thanks, I'll certainly clean up what's out there. Thereafter, doing the CLEANUP=YES config settings seems like the way to go.

A semi-related question I hate to do a new post for ...

the sbopkg man page for option '-c' says , "Display a list of installed SBo packages and potential updates." However, I find that this option only displays potential updates. Packages I know I recently updated are not shown in this list. How do I show a list of all my installed packages?
 
Old 04-22-2017, 01:26 PM   #8
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maybe try this script?
 
Old 04-22-2017, 02:14 PM   #9
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yeah I've even did this
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rm -r /tmp/*
clean it out then reboot cuz somethings got a be in there during a session that I got rid of.
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rm -r /tmp/SBo
 
Old 04-22-2017, 02:15 PM   #10
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Well, I suppose that script will work if there is no official sbopkg option. Simpler then, is:

ls -ltr /var/log/packages | grep SBo
 
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Well, I suppose that script will work if there is no official sbopkg option. Simpler then, is:

ls -ltr /var/log/packages | grep SBo
You can shorten it a bit and remove the grep by using wildcards.

Code:
ls -ltr /var/log/packages/*SBo*
 
Old 04-24-2017, 05:23 PM   #12
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Back again. What about /var/cache/sbopkg? Can that be cleaned out as well? It currently contains .zip, .gz, .bz2 and .xz files from old builds.

I did set CLEANUP=${CLEANUP:-YES} in /etc/sbopkg/sbopkg.conf and that does clean up the files in that folder.
 
Old 04-24-2017, 05:36 PM   #13
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That is where the source is downloaded to before it is extracted. Its contents can be removed, but there doesn't seem to be any option to automatically remove it after sbopkg finishes running.
 
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