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Re: dependancies and bulk builds

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 05:42:09PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>  >>   The current approach guarantees correctness at the cost of longer
>  >> build time.  While saving build time is a worthwhile goal, we should
>  >> not sacrifice correctness of the resulting (official) binary packages.
> > When a binary update for a security fix comes more than one week later
> > because pbulk decided to rebuild 90% of the 7526 packages, the update isn't
> > really usefull.
> Only packages affected by security fixes can be rebuild in this case.
> pbulk can do this.

How ?

> The only problem I see is the correct updating of
> pkg_summary(5). If nothing changed since pkg/37539 pbulk just cannot
> do this.

I think a cron rebuilds pkg_sumary on ftp anyway ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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