Subject: Re: bulk package builds and not enough disk space
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/04/1999 00:54:22
On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> How does it sound (either as an option or the default - an option is
> probably better) to look for a dependancy in .../packages/All before
> rebuilding it from source?
> One way of doing this would be to make another target in (say
> "install-or-build") that first looks for the binary package then tries a
> normal install.  I've looked at doing this, but I find a bit
> scary at times :-)

I have some code that does this and some more, i'll send it to you.
(Maybe i should really just commit that bulk build stuff soon X-)

 - Hubert

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