Subject: Re: unpriviledged build + parallel builds
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/03/2005 20:49:01
On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 08:10:57PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> 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.  

Let me ask a different question in return, would the pkgsrc team
think about moving to libarchive based frontends like Tim produced
for FreeBSD? That would make the complete compression handling
transparent to pkg_add and speed it up too.