Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2000 09:51:18
On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> Saves three dirs for each pkg, plus three more CVS dirs => >6000 dirs that
> do not have to be created and populated, plus another three files in each
> of the three CVS dirs => >9000 files safed. While I do not care for the
> Inodes, I do care for the speed gain.
> Currently pkgsrc is like 48000 files and dirs, and I think this would be
> some gain.

The way cvs currently works, you'll still create all the emptied
subdirectories, plus CVS directories, and then delete them with each
checkout. So there's no benefit unless you start a new repository.
Before we do _that_, we should thing about reorganizing the
categories, with a two-tiered heirarchy, even (maybe).