[libremakepkg] Should extract the sourceball into the chroot, instead of a tmpdir
"Theoretically", this would make no difference. But it would really speed things up for huge hg repos, the startdir->srcdir clone takes way longer the way libremakepkg does it now. (for iceweasel it's on the scale of 15 minutes vs 90 minutes)
Updated by lukeshu about 4 years ago
So, since in order for the sterility of the whole thing to be ensured, it would have to
rm -rf the existing startdir anyway. So that doesn't actually give us the
But right now we extract it to $TMPDIR, which could be on any filesystem. I'm not sure that's the right call.