Subject: Re: retrying a pkg_comp build?
To: Malcolm Herbert <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/08/2006 12:43:07
Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> 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
>   DEPENDS_TARGET=bin-install
> 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.

My update script uses pkg_comp to do the actual building. Before 
invoking pkg_comp, old binary packages are removed. The setup 
instructions include configuring pkg_comp appropriately to use binary 
packages where available.

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