What is the problem with ports PR reaction delays?

Lars Engels lme at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 27 16:29:06 UTC 2014


Am 2014-01-25 05:30, schrieb Aryeh Friedman:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:16 PM, Alfred Perlstein 
> <alfred at freebsd.org>wrote:
> 
>> 
>> 
>> (maybe there is some great ports system that I'm not aware of that 
>> makes
>> this all as easy github, but I somehow doubt that.)
> 
> 
> Nice to be able to plug something other then petitecloud as a possible
> solution to this... namely as far I can tell from previous discussions 
> and
> such that the port system is nothing more then a very large DAG 
> (directed
> acyc. graph) the author of devel/cook (and devel/aegis) wrote an 
> incredible
> paper showing why Make (in any form) will never be upto the task (
> http://aegis.sourceforge.net/auug97.pdf )... there are several 
> solutions
> that use this paper as their foundation in the ports system 
> (devel/cook,
> devel/cons, devel/scons)...  don't get me wrong the actual building of 
> each
> port should be delegated to whatever build scripts it uses the idea is 
> only
> that the entire port system be considered as a single graph... side 
> note we
> use devel/cook and devel/aegis to maintain and build petitecloud on.

Aryeh,

would you please stop spamming about petitecloud in _every single_ mail 
you're
sending to some list?

Thank you.

Lars


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