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Re: HEADS UP: FreeBSD pkgsrc binaries and manuals being moved

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 19:50:27 +0100
Mail-followup-to: users@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 10:46:34AM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     I would rather our pkgsrc gurus focus on the big ticket GUI apps and not
>     worry about the bootstrap.  I think the best solution is to simply

I'm working on that. Progess is there.

>     require a broken out pkgsrc source tree in order to build nrelease (ISO).
>     pkgsrc is going to be an important, core feature of DragonFly and the
>     bootstrap build is fairly quick.   I just do not see any reason to waste
>     time working on a binary bootstrap kit, at least not before the release.

It is not time to waste. The infrastructure to build exists, the
infrastructure to ensure the integrity exists, all we need for nrelease
is to fetch it and extract it. It is the other way around, hacking a
direct build into nrelease is more work.


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