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Re: broken packages for 2012Q3

On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 01:11:34PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
 >>>> I see that the TNF package builders have PKG_DEVELOPER=yes. They
 >>>> should probably not. AFAIK the goal of these systems is to
 >>>> produce binary packages, not to debug pkgsrc. Also this may
 >>>> partially explain why they're so slow building packages.
 >>> It doesn't do any good to produce broken binary packages, though.
 >>> Maybe some of the PKG_DEVELOPER checks should be moved out of
 >>> PKG_DEVELOPER. Particularly the PLIST check, at least when using
 >>> destdir builds.
 >> The PLIST check is relatively cheap with DESTDIR builds. It only touches
 >> inodes, that would be needed in the next step (packaging) anyway. If
 >> that creates a significant amount of IO, kern.maxvnodes should be
 >> raised.
 > that's not what's causing most of the I/O; I suspect there are
 > checks that look at the content of files, and this is what can be
 > expensive.

In that case, let's turn on the PLIST check by default. (again, only
for destdir builds)

David A. Holland

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