Subject: Re: preserving bulk-cache files (was: goals for NetBSD binary
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/06/2005 18:19:40
On Thu, 5 May 2005, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Hmm, I just compared the dependstree, order and index files for
> NetBSD/amd64, NetBSD/mipseb, IRIX64 and IRIX, and unfortunately there
> are differences between all of them.  So in order to allow for
> preserving bulk-cache files across different architectures is not really
> possible.
> The only time this would save us work, then, would be if one had one
> very fast machine of a specific architecture and one rather slow one,
> using the slow one to bulk-build...  ie, it doesn't make sense.

I guess it was worth a try. Thanks for investigating!

  - Hubert

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