Subject: Re: bulk-build list
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
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 ftp.netbsd.org
# > built against different DEPENDS would be for developers to
# > perform bulk builds and upload the entire set to ftp.netbsd.org,
# > 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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