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Re: pkg/37539 (more modules for pkgtools/pbulk)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/37539; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Subject: Re: pkg/37539 (more modules for pkgtools/pbulk)
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 14:18:10 +0100

 On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 07:40:03PM +0000, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
 >  A bit more explanations. I use pbulk even if I want to build one
 >  partucular package (to test some patches, for example). This is why
 >  want to switch off generating of pkg-summary.gz. When I generate it, I
 >  prefer to use use different, much more efficient, algorithm.
 The option to disable checksumming is included.
 I don't want to include an option for pkg-summary as I don't see the
 need for that. It will create more problems in the future when tools
 like pkg_add will depend on it. It is also not that slow. For a full set
 of binaries, the generations needs around 3min of time when reading the
 packages from disk,  40s of that is actual computation time. Compared to
 the build time of even the simple packages, this doesn't fall into the

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