Build server for ports and world...
four.harrisons at virgin.net
Sat Jan 19 06:07:06 PST 2008
On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 03:07:54AM +0300, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 11:32:37PM +0000, peter harrison wrote:
> > I'd like to set up a build server at home to save me time when running portupgrade and building world.
> > I've read the handbook on this, and I'm happy with the process of NFS mounting /usr/src /usr/obj and /usr/ports etc..
> > I've two questions though.
> > First, my home server currently runs 6.2-RELEASE - I update it using freebsd-update and it doesn't have the source for world & kernel.
> > Is it possible to put the 7.0 source on this and build for installation on my desktop, or do I need to take the server to 7.0 before I do this?
> Yes, it should be possible.
> > Second, is there anyway of building packages without installing them?
> > I'm not keen to put X and all my desktop gubbins on the server when I only need it to build the packages.
> Look at ports-mgmt/tinderbox, does exactly what you want :-)
> > Thanks for any help.
> > Peter Harrison.
> > --
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> > unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound
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> > - Marvin's first ever compliment about anybody.
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Thanks Yuri, I'll take a look at Tinderbox.
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