Subject: Re: What is a snapshot?
To: Leo Bicknell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/11/1997 23:10:20
> I think more frequent releases are good for a few other reasons:
> 1) It brings all the code into sync more often, which helps
> keep development consistant.
> 2) It gets more people using the code, as many will only use
> released code. There are a lot of bug-finders out there
> that aren't being taken advantage of.
Agreed! Agreed! :-)
> 3) It creates a more marketable product, which gets more
> people on board.
> Finally, cross-compiling. Is it possible (eg has someone
> done it) to cross compile each NetBSD archecture from a single box
> and end up with usable systems? That is, could we make one
> "supercompiler" box that generated snapshots for every platform?
> That would allow a smaller number of people to generate a larger
> number of snapshots in a reasonable amount of time.
Would be interesting. A SS1 isn't that fast doing a full build.. while
a P166 does it in a few hours.
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