Subject: Eliminating the indexing steps?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 10/07/2005 08:31:39
It looks like every package is being traversed at least three times, if not
four, via a bmake pass:
- "package name <=> package directory cross reference file"
- tflat up
- tflat down
- actual build, if not pre-marked as broken
Interix's shell and fork() behavior are so crappy that the first three
passes take almost 16 hours on my machine (Athlon XP 2200+).
Has anyone thought about letting the bulk build encounter brokenness on as
as-it-goes basis, that is, doing only the actual build (and marking broken
dependents at that time)? Some data points might not be available for the
stdout/stderr terminal printout, perhaps (such as the percentage done, or
the full PKGNAME in the output prefix string), but that seems like just
convenience data to me.
I don't yet fully understand the inner workings of the binary package
dependency logic with BATCH set, or where all the changing of output
redirection happens, so I don't know if this is easily possible. As for how
to detect the complete list of packages in that case, that should be a
simple matter of
find . -path */*/Makefile -print | sed 's,/Makefile$,,'
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>