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Re: Welcome 5.0

On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 06:40:23PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> >>Will the packages be rebuilt using 5.0 Release?
> >
> >Not before 2009Q2. There's no much point rebuilding existing packages.
> For the fastest ports (i386 & amd64) it may be worth a rebuild, just to get 
> rid of the warnings when a binary package is installed... 

The build takes more than a week on modern x86 systems (with a lot of
babysitting because of handing processes in some packages build) ...
There will be no binary package update during this time, which isn't

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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