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El jue, 21-06-2007 a las 15:40 +0300, Philipp Riegger escribió:
> On 21.06.2007, at 15:02, josé Alberto Suárez López wrote:
> > nice idea :)
> > El jue, 21-06-2007 a las 14:48 +0300, Philipp Riegger escribió:
> >> Good day.
> >> I though it might be nice to be able to tell gnap_make which tempdir
> >> to use. I can think of 2 scenarios where this will make sense:
> I'd like to discuss 2 points i'm not quite sure about.
> 1) keeptemp: Should this be an extra option (-K) or should this be
> triggered by my introduces custom tempdir option (-T)?
i prefer an extra option, so maybe is better to keep this kind of
"advanced" options in commons.conf
> 2) My option is quite strange since "usually" you give a tempdir
> like /var/tmp and the tool uses a subdir of that e.g. /var/tmp/gnap-
> lsdfnsdf. My approach uses the given dir directly, this is kind of
> not straight forward. Furthermore, if somebody uses a environment
> variable TEMPDIR and -T is not used, the alternative execution path
> is also used.
> Some possibilities what to do:
> To fix the environment thing, TEMPDIR can be set to '' before parsing
> command line arguments. As an alternative we could use the GNAP*
> namespace and rename it to GNAPTEMP or GNAPTEMPDIR. This would be
> easier than setting all sensitive variables to '' and if somebody
> messes with that namespace, it's not our fault.
We must use the GNAP namespace.
> To fix 2) we could use TEMPDIR/gnap or TEMPDIR/gnap-VERSIONSTAMP in
> the -T case. anything against this?
VERSIONSTAMP must be used ever.
> Thoughts about 1): If no overlays are used, the tempdir is quite
> small. If overlays are used, then it is bigger, but the data created
> during the snapshot creation is simply the portage snapshot and the
> overlays on top and can be found in the catalyst tempdir. So... the
> big data is never really needed and it is available at another place
> and the small data is the important one and does not hurt much.
> Still: Should we introduce a new command like option or create some
> logic when to delete what and when not? I would prefer 2.
i prefer 2 too, so maybe we can guide this logic in cmmons.conf
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