Subject: Re: [HEADS UP] Platform support
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/21/2007 18:26:24
On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 09:25:06AM -0700, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> > For a platform to be supported, it should at the very least have regular
> > bulk builds. This can be both the old style mk/bulk as well as the newer
> > pkgtools/pbulk based build.
> In addition, the platform should probably be confirmed to bootstrap
> regularly.  Can we integrate bootstrapping into the bulk build
> framework?  Ie, I can download the pkgsrc tarball and run "make
> bulk-build" and it'll bootstrap the system, then run the bulk build?

For pbulk I require a binary bootstrap kit anyway. It should be pretty
easy to integrate the modifications to mk.conf into that.

It is still a bit more work to setup than "make bulk-build", but