Subject: Re: Why pkgsrc "sucks"
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: segv <email@example.com>
Date: 08/24/2005 17:14:57
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:07:27 -0700 (PDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Builds may be slow due to wrappers for defining a consistent build
> * Software for reliably upgrading binary packages is limited because
> no tools to use properly recorded usage of shared libraries (because
> of open-ended dependencies).
> * Bulk builds of packages using different customizable "options" is
> not possible (except when different pkgsrc package is available for
> each option).
Does pkgsrc have infrastructure to utilise multiple CPUs on SMP systems? If not
then add this one to your negative list