kstewart at owt.com
Fri Jan 28 10:49:53 PST 2005
On Friday 28 January 2005 10:31 am, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 10:26:33 -0800, Kent Stewart <kstewart at owt.com>
> > On Friday 28 January 2005 10:10 am, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > > why does make index don't work when you use a refuse file ?
> > Think of a complex computer program that depends on a number of
> > modules. With the refuse, you have removed some modules that the
> > program needs to build a complete, new version. Since all you are
> > refusing is the structure files and patches, you really don't save
> > that much space.
> > FWIW, if you use fetchindex to download a new INDEX, you don't have
> > to spend a lot of resources building a new index. I timed make
> > fetchindex and found the following.
> > #time make fetchindex
> > INDEX.bz2 100% of 612 kB 83
> > kBps 0.976u 0.048s 0:08.87 11.3% 146+4723k 1+52io 0pf+0w
> > The 8.87 seconds included the time required to download and unbzip2
> > INDEX.bz2 into INDEX.
> > Kent
> > --
> > Kent Stewart
> > Richland, WA
> > http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html
> the problem with downloading it is that it uses default settings for
> example if you put a index change in the make.conf
Yes, that is one of the side effects. I use
sysutils/p5-FreeBSD-Portindex. As long as one of the major Makefiles
don't change, you get a updated INDEX in just a few minutes. When it
has to do a full cache update, it can take a while :).
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