Subject: Re: Why pkgsrc "sucks"
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 09/03/2005 23:17:11
On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 11:12:55PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 9/3/05, Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:07:27 -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > > * Pkgsrc provides a bulk build framework for building multiple (or
> > > all)
> > > packages.
> > Does the bulk build framework allow incremental compiling of only
> > those packages that have changed?
> It's explicitly designed to do that.
Interesting. How is it achieved? By examining timestamps on package
Makefiles and rebuilding only those packages whose Makefiles changed more
recently than corresponding binary packages?