The state of DragonFly and pkgsrc 2008Q4
Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Sat Jan 3 18:53:07 PST 2009
On Sat, January 3, 2009 8:13 pm, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
>> On the plus side, the version of DragonFly on pkgbox is new enough to (I
>> think) avoid the hal issues, but old enough to avoid the reentrancy
>> issues. It's more than 3/4 of the way through a bulk build, so we
>> have a newer batch of packages to use. Maybe not exactly pkgsrc-2008q4,
>> but there's motion forward.
> I hope that the package build on pkgbox is just to catch problems, not to
> build actual packages. It always takes days to sync.
It's to build packages. You know this - you're mirroring it.
We do need to figure out a solution that fixes the delay in getting
material out. More bandwidth to dragonflybsd.org, or moving pkgbox to
someplace with a faster connection, or someone building (or letting me
build) on their CPU-and-bandwidth-rich system would be options.
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