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Re: pkgsrc on Mac OS
* On 2013-01-17 at 21:47 GMT, Steve wrote:
> I am just wondering if it is worth going to the trouble of setting up a
> separate partition/disk image etc. with a case sensative filesystem,
> purely for use with pkgsrc? A new partition on the existing disk might
> be quite a bit of effort and I don't have a spare disk to install.
> I understand that "a few" packages don't build on case-insensitive
> filesystems but that in general it's not a major issue as long as you
> use the correct flag when bootstrapping?
> Any advice or info on others' experiences greatly appreciated.
You shouldn't need to use a case-sensitive file system, any instances
which require one in pkgsrc are bugs and should be reported.
I did my 2012Q2 bulk build on a case-insensitive file system:
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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