Subject: Re: mk/bulk/build questions
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/26/2005 08:19:45
On 24-Mar-2005 Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> It seems it could be faster if one of the dependencies has a .broken.html
> file, then it should log that (like it did) but not waste time doing the
> pkg_add's for the others before that.

I noticed this while doing bulk builds for 4Q2004 on AIX.  Perl was broken, and
it proceeded to fail to build it hundreds of times.  It must have wasted
countless hours of build time, as the failure was almost at the end of the

Tim Rightnour <>
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