Subject: Re: pkgsrc locking is still broken!
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/14/2007 14:11:22
On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 11:20:59PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> >I set PKGSRC_LOCKTYPE=sleep because I don't want one of the processes to 
> >exit.
> >If multiple processes try to build the same package, they will acquire a 
> >lock
> >and sleep until the package has been built, then they should continue 
> >building
> >any dependant packages. Well that's the theory.
> In practice, this is not yet implemented.

This is wrong. It *was* working, but got broken.