poudriere: reduce the number of rebuilt packages?
shoesoft at gmx.net
Fri Jan 2 11:04:05 UTC 2015
I've recently switched from portmaster to poudriere/'pkg upgrade' to
manage my port updates. Basically it works fine, but incremental builds
don't quite work as I expected.
poudriere rebuilds all packages if any dependency has changed. If there
are only some ports with new versions, possibly hundreds of packages are
rebuilt. So far it looks like I'll end up rebuilding packages like
libreoffice/KDE/chromium several times a week. The rebuilt packages
won't even be installed by 'pkg upgrade' because their version number
has not changed.
That's a huge waste of resources. With portmaster only ports with
increased version numbers are rebuilt.
Can I use poudriere to rebuild only packages where the version number
The option -S (Don't recrusively rebuild packages affected by other
packages requiring incremental rebuild) looked promising. But automatic
packages are not always rebuilt and I've also encountered build
problems. CHECK_CHANGED_DEPS=no doesn't seem to reduce the number of
Is there a way to do what I want with poudriere? Or should I switch back
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