[ GSOC ] Project: Parallelization in the ports collection
naylor.b.david at gmail.com
Tue May 22 16:25:05 UTC 2012
I have been working on a program (available via ports-mgmt/portbuilder) that
handles concurrent installation of ports. It doesn't change the port
infrastructure but manages the build process via python. The program has
strong similarities to your project's objectives.
It also has some interesting features like allowing one to install ports via
packages or pkgng repositories as well as directly via ports (and the order of
preference and fallback methods can be controlled).
I am open to sharing my experience and insight with you, to assist you in your
On Monday, 21 May 2012 08:12:14 Alexander Pronin wrote:
> Hello Community.
> My name is Alexander Pronin. I am a GSOC student at The FreeBSD Project.
> My project is "Parallelization in the ports collection and pkgng utility"
> I have created wiki page where I described problems that I have to solve
> and approaches to solving this problems. (
> ection ) But some problems still seem to be unsolved.
> I would be grateful to discuss my project ideas. So any feedback is more
> that appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Alexander Pronin
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