>> So how do you set them during installation?
>I never install packages from sysinstall nor do I
>install packages during an installation.
Well neither did I, as far as I knew. But things have changed so that
this happens without you asking for it. As far as I knew, I never
used perl at all.
>if you go to the Options menu, you can view/set
>many different variables. One of these variables
>is the temporary directory used during package extraction.
Well, now it's happened I'll know to look for it next time, but I
still don't think it's a good idea. It's one thing for package
installation to require disk space once the system is up and running,
quite another for an upgrade to require lots of extra space. At the
very least, this should be prominently advertised. Upgrade
installations are the thing that should be *most* reliable and
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