jlaffaye at FreeBSD.org
Tue Sep 13 20:56:19 UTC 2011
On 09/13/2011 03:53, Sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote:
> I moved all my servers (about 40) to the pkgng (new generation)
> system, and I can say that it is amazing... it is not yet finish, and
> have some
> minor "issues", but works very well, and is lightning fast..
> It is almost the same as "pacman" (from Archlinux).. you build a
> "repository" and install packages from that repository. when you
> update the repository, the other servers can do an "upgrade"..
> you do not have to have the ports tree in each server, and
> you build the ports only on the master server....
> in the master server, there is a full gnome2 (with 842 dependencies)
> that install right on the shelf with only one command: pkg install
> now I have a full functional server runing gnome, libreoffice, inkscape
> hplip, cups printing, gdm... in about 30 minutes from internet....
I am glad to see that it works well for you. But I want to emphasize
that this is still experimental code!
With 40 machines, I guess you have the biggest pkgng installation out
there, so you will certainly find bugs quicker than others. We
definitely want to know about them!
Thank you for your feedback!
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