Subject: Re: Master sites randomization
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/11/2005 21:05:28
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 11:41:07AM +0300, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> Fortunatelly, current NetBSD make(1) already have a variable
> randomization modifier - ':Ox'. It's action is shown by the following
> example:

> But before doing this change, the ':Ox' feature must be integrated into
> bootstrap/bmake, which is based on ancient bmake-3, which is dates from
> Oct 2001.
> I can pullup the ':Ox' into this bmake version. Or possible someone is
> working on updating it (say, after the pkgsrc freeze will be over)?

This feature maybe nice for the MASTER_SITES, but as allready noted we
have a problem with previous NetBSD version, which are right now supported.

At least this new make feature needs to be pulled up to all relevant branches
before we can even thing about adding it to pkgsrc.