Subject: Re: retrying a pkg_comp build?
To: Malcolm Herbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2006 17:09:59
In message <20060207220413.GB24090@mjch.net>, Malcolm Herbert writes:
>I had a similar problem with my bulk build area in that I only wanted
>to compile packages which I explicitly listed, but didn't want to
>recompile them all if I added to it. I was told to use
>which allowed a graceful restart, but has the drawback that if you
>update your CVS, you may find things not recompiling when they should.
>I intend to remove these two lines when I update my pkgsrc tree.
Thanks; that looks useful. But USE_BULK_TIMESTAMPS doesn't seem to be
documented at all; what does it do? (I hadn't known about the
bin-install target, either; I now see that it's in pkgsrc.txt.)
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb