Subject: Re: unpriviledged build + parallel builds
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/03/2005 20:10:57
> The real install step could become a pkg_add afterwards. This is also
> a much cleaner appraoch since it avoids the stale PLIST problem by not
> copying stuff which is not recorded in the PLIST.
This would be a very nice abstraction. It implies that if, somehow, the
package's own "make install" fails, nothing is messed up outside my
Oh, and the "pkg_add afterwards", would that be a generalized pkg_add
which installs an already gunzipped/untarred package? On slow hosts, it
would be a waste of time to first tar/gzip the package only to
gunzip/untar it again.