Subject: Re: bulk-build list
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/25/2001 10:35:50
On Fri, 25 May 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

# On Fri, 25 May 2001, David Brownlee wrote:
# > 	One way to reduce the problem of binary packages on
# > 	built against different DEPENDS would be for developers to
# > 	perform bulk builds and upload the entire set to,
# > 	delete any existing packages for that arch/osrev, then move the
# > 	new set into place.
# The problem with that is: 1) It's never going to happen for m68k,
# pmax, or vax -- our best candidates for binary packages, in fact, and

For the m68k, we can at least cross-compile.  For the others, we can
probably distribute the builds (making sure, of course, all participants
are doing so against the same baseline).

I realise that doesn't (fully) address the second half of the problem,
but it was a thought.  I thought it might be worthwhile, anyway.

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