On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 01:01:23PM +0100, Howard Jones wrote: > Moving on with my automated installs, I want to build some additional > packages into the FTP area of my install server, which was seeded from > the 6.1-RELEASE ISOs. > > The "FreeBSD Release Engineering for Third Party Software Packages" > document on the FreeBSD website says that the release-building process > uses a script called print-cdrom-packages.sh to produce the list of > packages to build. However, my source tree doesn't have this script, and > a look in CVS suggests that it's no longer in use, and hasn't been since > March 2005 (Revision 1.71, Mon Mar 21 19:19:24 2005 UTC - Retire > print-cdrom-packages.sh as it has been replaced.). > > Is there any current documentation for how the package building process > is done? Or am I looking at the wrong URL? > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/releng-packages/article.html > > Ultimately, I'll want to rebuild all the packages, so just getting the > few extras I need right now doesn't really help. I intend to use 'make > release' to keep a 6_RELENG install with fairly current packages > available for new servers, so I don't need to do so much rebuilding > immediately after a fresh install. > > Thanks in advance for any pointers, or even any "don't do that, do this > instead"-type advice.
There's now a python script somewhere in release/ that replaced it and does a better job. It should be easy to find, and once you have it can you submit a PR requesting the article be updated? Kris
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