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Re: Bulk builds do not run on NetBSD 9.2
On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 06:18:10AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 10:50:06PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 02:17:20PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > > That's sort of true, but as I see it there are two reasonable setups:
> > >
> > > 1) base system does not have *any* support for pkgsrc, and you unpack a
> > > bootstrap kit which is self consistent
> > >
> > > 2) base system has pkgsrc tools that are configured the same way as
> > > standard builds, so that base tools and standard build tools work
> > > together
> > So far I have heard two arguments for why NetBSD is doing (2), even
> > ignoring the classic "It has always been that way":
> > 1) Hope that syspkgs becomes a reality.
> > 2) Because pkgsrc must be special on NetBSD.
> > Neither argument is good and I'd strongly argue that the second one has
> > even created more harm than good both for NetBSD and pkgsrc.
> No, the reason is so that things work out of the box. I have yet to
> understand why you and a few other people have been calling for years
> to break it.
Funny. We have this discuss ever so often because it does NOT work out
of the box, especially down the line of a release cycle. But I'll leave
it here as rehashing the discussion again is not a good use of the few
spare cycles I have.
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