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Re: pkg/37700: pbulk's resolve stage stops the bulk build

> The following reply was made to PR pkg/37700; it has been noted by GNATS.

> From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <>
> To:
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: pkg/37700: pbulk's resolve stage stops the bulk build
> Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2008 18:38:00 -0600 (CST)

>  On Sat, 5 Jan 2008, wrote:
 >> >Description:
 >> If pbulk resolve stage fails even in 1 package, entire bulk build stops.
>  Is it documented where what type of failures cause the entire bulk build 
>  to stop?

In pbulk-0.17 - no. ( Yet? :-) )

The following is documented:
     pbulk-resolve exits with return value 1 if an error occurred, or
     0 if all depen- dencies have been resolved successfully.  In
     incremental mode, missing contains all correct, but unresolvable

>  Since a bulk build should be consider an unattended and very time 
>  consuming task, it is understandable that an a entire failure would be 
>  quite frustrating and disappointing (especially since not everyone can 
>  stand by and babysit a bulk build and may not be able to check it for a 
>  day or so).
>  Nevertheless, I can understand how some individual failures may have 
>  larger repercussions.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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