Subject: Re: Challenge: getting crosscompiling product-ready.
To: <>
From: John Klos <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/24/2007 22:04:19
> Uli Habel tried to convince me that NetBSD will have that within six months 
> too - unfortunately he didn't accept my bet on it, so here we are:
> First one to get pkgsrc in a shape that >1.000 packages can be crosscompiled 
> by bulk builds within six months (i.e. by, say, May 1st 2008), will get the 
> twice amount I was willing to bet yesterday, i.e. 200EUR[2] in total.

> [1]
> [2] I know 200EUR is peanuts on a real scale, but for a poor
>    PhD student, it's a bit. Maybe others want to add to that.

I'll throw in a year of 2U, 100 watts, and 5 Mbps colocation of a physical 
machine or the equivalent on one of my current machines.

I'm relatively poor, too, but at least I can offer SOMETHING...

John Klos