Subject: Re: pkgsrc speedups
To: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
From: Rasputin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/15/2002 15:47:45
* Charles Shannon Hendrix <> [020315 15:45]:
> One of my machines has been sitting on a 'make index' for the better
> part of 24 hours, with no end in sight.
> Is there a package out there for doing 'make index/readme' a little
> faster?
> Also, is it possible to 'turn off' parts of pkgsrc?  For example, I
> don't need anything like kde or gnome.  I use sup to update pkgsrc,
> but I just don't want some things updated or anything.
> I can't just erase the directories, and I imagine that sup would
> replace any edits I made of package lists.
> Is there an official way to effectively turn packages off?

refuse files? Not sure if they're cvsup specific.
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