mspitzer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 20:35:04 EST 2005
On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 20:32:46 -0500, swygue <swygue at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Marc Spitzer <mspitzer at gmail.com>
> > To: talk at lists.nycbug.org
> > Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 16:04:25 -0500
> > Subject: Re: [nycbug-talk] pkg_add
> > If this is netbsd then "man pkg_add", here are the key bits;
> > PKG_TMPDIR Staging directory for installing packages, defaults to
> > /var/tmp. Set to directory with lots of free disk if you run
> > out of space when installing a binary package.
> > now before that in the options/switches section;
> > -t template
> > Use template as the input to mktemp(3) when creating a ``staging
> > area.'' By default, this is the string /var/tmp/instmp.XXXXXX,
> > but it may be necessary to override it in the situation where
> > space in your /var/tmp directory is limited. Be sure to leave
> > some number of `X' characters for mktemp(3) to fill in with a
> > unique ID.
> > You can get a performance boost by setting the staging area
> > template to reside on the same disk partition as target directo-
> > ries for package file installation; often this is /usr.
> > freebsd 5.3 is similar in content, reading the fine manual is useful.
> > marc
> I read the manual, but don't understand what I should do.
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