Subject: Re: Qube 2 package respetory
To: list NetBSD Cobalt <>
From: Dennis <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 01/05/2007 11:14:26

Andy Ruhl wrote:
> On 1/4/07, Dennis <> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I have an unused Qube 2 and I really never need it, but I don't want to
>> sell it (it's glows so nice ;) ). Therefore I thought that I could use
>> it to build binary packages for the Qube2 / Raq. As far as I know, no
>> one else does it.
>> Would anyone be interesting in a complete package respetory (excluding,
>> of course, X11)? I just want to ask, before setting it up and then no
>> one really needs it .
> I build stuff for my own uses on my Qube2 that I also use on my
> hpcmips (also mipsel) machine. I keep it all in one spot, but I'm
> always changing kernels so it's not really a consistent set of stuff.
> I haven't made any of it public but I have given stuff out to people
> who ask.
> For my own purposes, it would be quite useful to have someone build
> packages for mipsel, including X since it is possible to run X apps on
> the Qube2 (virtual console such as vnc) and on many hpcmips machines.
Okay, thats' a point, but, maybe, I will exclude KDE and Gnome, because 
they are too big and to heavey for a qube.
> I know first hand that a lot of stuff in pkgsrc won't build because
> the code isn't clean for mipsel. Firefox won't build because cairo
> won't build, or something like this.
> If you did do this build, where would you put the packages?
I will put it on a public server so that everyone can access it.
> Thanks.
> Andy