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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:
> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Manuel Bouyer
> <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 01:38:13AM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> >> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 1:08 AM, Jeremy C. Reed
> >> <reed%reedmedia.net@localhost> wrote:
> >> > 1) packages no X (shared)
> >> > 2) packages using native X
> >> > 3) packages using pkgsrc X
> >> Building packages this way is not feasible I think due to interactions
> >> between
> >> no-X and X packages. Well, running three bulk builds sequencially
> >> doesn't look like
> >> a good solution to me.
> > At last not with the hardware we have now for official x86 packages.
> > It already takes way too much time to provide binary updates.
> 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.
evas only applies to certain branches for example. I don't buy this
argument. At least for current, a rebuild without any changes takes much
less than a day. There are very few examples that actually take more
than 15min to build and that are also broken.
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