Subject: RE: 2 pkgsrc questions
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Dave Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/21/2001 14:26:30
I NFS mount the entire pkgsrc directory (which I put on /usr/pkgsrc) from
all 25 of my servers. This has the added benefit of being able to build the
packages on the 800MHz Pentium 3, and install them on the 100Mhz 486.....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> Behalf Of Jukka Marin
> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 2:12 PM
> To: Georges Heinesch
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: 2 pkgsrc questions
> On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 08:51:24PM +0100, Georges Heinesch wrote:
> > 1. I have NetBSD with pkgsrc installed on 2 computers ("amiga" and
> > "dimension") on a LAN. One of them ("amiga") holds the distfiles. I
> > don't want to download the distfiles twice. What must I enter in
> > the /etc/mk.conf file of "dimension" in order to use the distfiles
> > from the other computer
> How about NFS mounting the disk that holds distfiles from amiga
> to dimension?
> That's what I do, anyway. :)
> > 2. Suppose I would like to update a package, then the "old"
> > distfiles remain in /etc/pkgsrc/distfiles. How can I (apart from
> > doing it manually) delete these obsolete old archives when updating
> > a package to a newer version?
> Dunno. It would be nice if this was automatic..