Subject: Re: how to handle 2 CD's of binary pkgs.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/19/2000 20:14:41
One option would be a script that split them between the two CDs
at generation time and duplicated appropriate DEPENDed packages so
it all Just Worked. Wasteful of space, and will only scale to a
certain point. Nice toy though :)
Hmm - is there anyway to do some magic with afs and a symlink
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On Tue, 19 Dec 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> anyone have a good idea on how to handle 2 CD's worth of binary pkgs? The
> problem I have is this:
> a complete pkgsrc build results in about 1.5 CD's worth of pkgs (depending
> on which port). So I have foo-1.0.tgz on CD1 and libbar-1.0.tgz on CD2
> but only have 1 CD-ROM drive. So I do
> pkg_add /cdrom/All/foo-1.0.tgz and it fails because it doesn't find libbar
> which it depends on.
> now clearly I could figure out the right order and manually install the
> depends, but it would be nice to have a simple tool that creates some sort
> of directory for the CD set so it will say "please put CD#2 in the drive"
> when its time.
> thoughts? A simple text file perhaps that looks like:
> pkgname #1| cd name
> pkgname #2| cd name
> and a shell script which sorts out the dependency order and walks you
> through each one? The text file would be duplicated on each CD in the