Re: lang/rust is super slow to build

From: Mel Pilgrim <>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 17:40:49 UTC
On 2022-12-13 8:38, Christoph Brinkhaus wrote:
> Am Tue, Dec 13, 2022 at 07:55:11AM -0800 schrieb Mel Pilgrim:
>> Even worse, poudriere doesn't need to build it.  If you aren't changing its
>> options there's no functional difference between building it locally and
>> installing from the public pkg repo.  Poudriere does have the ability to
>> install from pkgs, but there is a 2-year-old bug that prevents that feature
>> from working correctly.
> The developmenmt version poudriere-devel has got the feature to
> download the packages specified in some configuration file.
> Disclaimer: I have not used it because I can like with the packaged
> software.

I have used it.  Both -b branch and PACKAGE_FETCH_*.  The feature you 
mention does indeed download pkgs.  But, as is documented in issues on 
the project, the bug makes poudriere delete the pkgs it just fetched and 
queue up builds instead.