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Re: Bootstrapping pkgsrc with a compiler

Jason Bacon <> writes:

> I haven't had time to read this thread carefully, but has anyone
> raised the possibility of a separate pkgsrc tree with just compilers,
> to be utilized when bootstrapping other trees?  Similar in concept to
> what pbulk does.  Use pkgsrc to build the compilers under one prefix
> using just the OS-supplied compiler, and use the pkgsrc compilers
> there as a base compiler for other trees.  That would eliminate the
> lengthy list of exempted packages in the mk.conf generated by
> auto-pkgsrc-setup.

yes, that's just about exactly what I was proposing.

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