Subject: Re: goals for NetBSD binary packages
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Georg Schwarz <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2005 19:30:10
> Availability on the latest 1-2 official releases (2.0, 1.6.2), and
> ideally all platforms that NetBSD runs on. My initial motivation
> to start pkgsrc was to get binaries available for NetBSD/amiga.
> Aparently that hasn't worked out. I guess some work on cross
why not? Most stuff should compile nicely on a 68k NetBSD platform.
> * Keep overhead low. Try bootstrapping pkgsrc on a slow machine, or
> build things there. There's a lot of overhead going into "portability"
> across various operating systems (which is nice to have, but not
> crucial for NetBSD), which costs performance on slow platforms.
even better, try bootstrapping pkgsrc and building packages on a slow
Georg Schwarz http://home.pages.de/~schwarz/
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