Subject: building packages with a mix of source and precompiled packages?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/2007 20:21:30
Sometimes, when I'm building a package, pkgsrc recompiles build-time
only packages even though there's a current installable tarball in
packages/All. This may happen because packages/All was populated via
pkg_comp; when I bring stuff forward, I use 'pkg_info -u' to specify
only the leaf packages I want installed. Other things may be installed
if they're needed at run-time, but build-time things -- autoconf, etc.
-- are not installed. When I build new packages, I'd like to install
the already-built versions instead of recompiling. Is there any way to
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb