binary packages for 2012Q1

Justin Sherrill justin at
Mon May 7 05:32:17 PDT 2012

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Pierre Abbat <phma at> wrote:
> On Sunday, May 06, 2012 21:10:24 Justin Sherrill wrote:
>> pkgtools/pbulk will build everything, upload it, and produce a report.
>>  There's very little documentation, though.  I think you can also
>> 'bmake package' for individual items and it will create packages in
>> /usr/pkgsrc/packages.
> I installed pbulk and am looking at the conf file. It looks like I need to
> change these:
> base_url should end in 3.1.
> master_mode should be off; I have only one DragonFly box.
> bulklog should be /var/log/bulklog ?
> packages is where the completed packages are stored? If so, it should be
> /olv/packages .
> I have a few entries in mk.conf to allow certain licenses and build Firefox
> with the official branding. These should not be enabled when building packages
> for public consumption. Do I have to rename mk.conf when building packages?

Build in a chroot so that it doesn't interfere with the machine's
normal files.  I wrote down my steps here:

And I tried to put them in scripts.  A caveat: this was done to reduce
the amount of work it takes to set up, not to make the documentation
any clearer.

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