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Re: make modular X11 the default on NetBSD

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 04:15:03PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> LA of build servers would be significantly less if we stopped building
> a lot of broken packages again and again for every quarter release.
> graphics/evas, for example, is broken for years, x11/qt4-creator --
> for several months. There are a lot of similar examples.
> Such packages waste a lot of machine power. In order to solve this problem
> in distbb I recently added -a option (not released yet).
> If -a is applied, distbb builds the specified packages only
> and resulting pkg_summary and SHA512 are *updated*.
> This is how last amd64/5.1/2012Q1 bulk built looks like
> If you see "really built" packages, i'll find databases/mysql55-server
> and databases/mysql55-client packages only. On dual core Atom-330
> the build took 70 minutes.

How do you deal with updated dependancies ? updating mysql55-client should
also cause some dependant packages to be rebuilt I guess.

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

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