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Re: pkgsrc performance

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:40:57AM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:22:53AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > > Speaking of BUILDLINK_ORDER, I'd like to tweak slightly my proposal for
> > > how files should look like, and move BUILDLINK_ORDER management
> > > in the space executed at every inclusion.  It does make it grow larger,
> > > but it will make show-buildlnk3 output more useful than if it only shows
> > > the location of the first inclusion.  An alternative is to manage it
> > > both in the "first inclusion" part and the "top-level inclusion" part,
> > > but it's a bit more complicated.
> > 
> > So what's to do to speed pkgsrc up?
> I have a tested conversion script around, just need to sort out the edge
> case of x11-links.

Is it still the one where you abuse BUILDLINK_PACKAGES?  Because I still
oppose that.  I'm tired of people not even looking at those parts of
pkgsrc and making the code harder to understand will not make that

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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