On Saturday 05 August 2006 18:16, cpghost wrote: > Building packages for multiple machines on a fast CPU, > with portmanager's -bu option populates a /usr/ports/packages tree. > So far, so good. > > What I'd like though, is to be able to reuse that tree (mounted via > NFS or rsynced over) on other machines with much slower CPUs. > > The fast build machine and the other slow machines are not synchronized > w.r.t. the set of installed ports. What is needed is that portmanager > uses packages from /usr/ports/packages if available, and compiles from > source the remaining ports.
A key design feature of portmanager is that everything is built with up-to-date dependencies, having this kind of feature would, in general, defeat that. In any case according to the man page -b means "Keep backup packages of the old versions." _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"