Re: 13.0 packages?

From: Jason Bacon <bacon4000_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 19:52:05 -0500
On 5/26/21 9:40 PM, Mark Millard wrote:
> 
> 
> On 2021-May-20, at 17:26, Jason Bacon <bacon4000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>> What's the plan for 13.0 powerpc64 packages?
>>
>> I have a Mac G5 I was using for port testing, but since upgrading to 13.0-RELEASE, there haven't been any binary packages for it.  Building everything from source takes too long.
> 
> https://pkg.freebsd.org has a link to:
> 
> • FreeBSD:13:powerpc64 ( https://pkg.freebsd.org/FreeBSD%3A13%3Apowerpc64 )
> 
> There the dates on things indicate that quarterly is newer
> than latest. meta.txz is reported as having date/time:
> 
> 2021-May-20 07:07
> 
> (as seen in the time zone I'm in).
> 
> https://pkg-status.freebsd.org shows that jail 130powerpc64 started
> building on Tue, 18 May 2021 21:01:05 GMT and reached stopped:done:
> status, taking an elapsed time of 34:06:48 . It also reports that
> the server was: pylon .
> 
> But the linked page:
> 
> https://pkg-status.freebsd.org/builds/default:quarterly:130powerpc64:cdf5bfe36fe5:pylon
> 
> reports only 1976 ports built of the only 4340 that were queued
> for that specific build.
> 
> There was another jail that built far more: 130releng-powerpc64 is
> indicated to have built 23522 of the 30700 queued. It is listed
> as started on Sun, 04 Apr 2021 13:48:51 GMT, having reached a
> status of stopped:crashed:, with an elapsed time of 73:28:43 .
> Also pylon.
> 
> It appears that http://pylon.nyi.freebsd.org is not currently
> accessible. This limits what can be investigated.
> 
> I would guess that:
> 
> https://pkg.freebsd.org/FreeBSD:13:powerpc64/quarterly/packagesite.txz
> 
> would give a clue what should be accessible via quarterly.
> It is listed as being 6058988 Bytes in size.
> 
> 
> ===
> Mark Millard
> marklmi at yahoo.com
> ( dsl-only.net went
> away in early 2018-Mar)
> 

Thanks for the status update.  I'm actually more curious about the 
intentions for the future, though.  Are there plans to build current 
and/or quarterly packages for 13.0 on a regular rotation?  Is it just a 
matter of manpower and hardware to get it rolling?

Will support for big-endian wane as the focus shifts to LE?

Best,

	JB

-- 
Earth is a beta site.
Received on Sat May 29 2021 - 00:52:05 UTC

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