Subject: Re: creating pkg_summary after each bulk build
To: None <>
From: Bedis <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/21/2007 00:39:06
On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 08:12:25PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote :
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 07:43:44PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > Right now we only create a pkg_summary file when uploading to the NetBSD 
> > FTP server. When someone else whants a pkg_summary file, they have to do 
> > things manually.
> The upload script is not limited to that.
> > I'd suggest we change this to creating the pkg_summary after each bulk 
> > build, regardless if it's uploaded somewhere or not.
> > 
> > Why? Local pkgtools may want to make use of the file.
> None currently is using it and it is quite time-consuming to compute.
> If it fails or gets aborted, it would also mean that the much longer
> build script has to be restarted.

Next release of pkg_select will :)

> > The patche below is intended to change this. I cannot test it though.
> > Any comments? Commit? Objections?
> I don't remember checking the pkg_install version to be new enough for
> one thing. I don't like the patch, but I don't use mk/bulk any longer,
> so I don't care enough to object. But please address the version check
> concern if you do want to commit it.
> Joerg