Subject: Re: Re: "professionnal" features
To: Mike M. Volokhov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joel CARNAT <email@example.com>
Date: 04/04/2005 16:03:42
Dans l'épisode précédent (Mon, Apr 04 2005 - 16:41), Mike M. Volokhov nous apprenait que :
> For pkgsrc there are no exactly the same branching as for NetBSD itself.
> It uses quarterly periods instead, AFAIK because pkgsrc framework
> supports many platforms and there are no native and hard bindings to
> NetBSD. For example, latest *stable* pkgsrc branch named 2005Q1, while
> previous one was 2004Q4.
> Thus if you wish to get the latest *stable* pkgsrc branch, please use
> "pkgsrc-2005Q1" tag, i.e.:
> cvs up -rpkgsrc-2005Q1 -Pd
yes, I know this part :)
> The 2005Q1 tarball stored as:
> The tarball you have downloaded is pkgsrc "current".
those were the tarballs I was looking for.
> > 2. we use a proxy to fetch things from Internet to servers.
> > I know I can use mk.conf/wget/proxy and http_proxy/ftp_proxy to fetch
> > the tarballs. But how can I synchronise /usr/pkgsrc through a Squid
> > proxy ? Gentoo/Linux use rsync (which can be configured in Squid). What
> > is NetBSD/pkgsrc options for that (no, SSH to Internet is also prohibited
> > ;) ?
> pkgsrc uses it's own (lukem)ftp command for fetching. Thus just set
> variables "ftp_proxy" and "http_proxy" to the desired values. For
> example (for csh):
> setenv ftp_proxy ftp://proxy.your.domain:3128
> setenv http_proxy http://proxy.your.domain:3128
my problem is not "how to fetch distfiles behind a FW" but "how to sync
/usr/pkgsrc behind a FW" :)
> > As there only be one machine right now, I really need options on those
> > two points. Having a central /usr/pkgsrc server with special sync rights
> > and that would be NFS server for other NetBSD box is not (yet) the
> > solution. I must find a solution as transparent as possible (aka, use of
> > proxy as much as possible).
> Hope that helps. For NFS you may also wish to use read-only builds...
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