wjoe invalid at
Wed Sep 16 12:50:57 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 10:42:27 UTC, Iain Buclaw 
> On Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 09:55:22 UTC, wjoe wrote:
>> The way it's being done right now is that 'make install' 
>> installs to the /usr prefix. After that a tarball of this 
>> prefix is created (via tar cJf gdc-triplet.txz /usr). I'm not 
>> sure if that's suitable as a release as is because tar omits 
>> the root / so the result will be extracted as usr/
>> There isn't a lot of time budget left in that task but it 
>> should be possible to run some more scripts.
>> If the time limit won't suffice it should be possible to cache 
>> /usr and move the tar ball script into a new task.
> If it follows the convention of the existing packages, it 
> should be fine.  e.g: tar extracts gdc into 
> 'x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/bin/gdc'

The tar ball is 443MiB. That's because it includes half the 
docker container :)

The buildci script [1] uses hard coded --prefix=/usr and 
Is there a particular reason for that ?
Or, rather, could I just change it or introduce a variable prefix 
in order to be able to use an isolated directory ?


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