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Re: how to upgrade a whole machine ...

> On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 04:40:51PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
 >> On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 04:19:30PM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
 >> > Unfortunately, bulk builds are almost impossible with pkgsrc-2008Q1 on
 >> > NetBSD 4.0.  You know, the latest NetBSD release, I'm sure you've heard
 >> > of it.  (No, I'm not talking directly to you, Dieter.  The ones that are
 >> > responsible for the current state of the support of NetBSD 4.0 in pkgsrc
 >> > will recognize themselves.)
 >> > [...]
 >> with pbulk, things aren't so bad. I though mk/bulk/ was being obsoleted
 >> in favor of pbulk ?

> Yes, pbulk would help a bit with my case.  It still lacks proper
> documentation, though, and it's rather difficult to setup.

You can also try wip/distbb. I'm not pkgsrc developer and therefore
distbb is not an pkgsrc's official tool fo bulk builds. But I think
distbb is easier than pbulk in configuration and has much better logs.

I periodically run full bulk builds under Linux and partial bulk
builds under NetBSD and think that it is stable.

Example (last bulk build for Linux):

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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