Mixing different arch's on a shared (NFS) ports tree
setantae at submonkey.net
Fri Jun 20 14:38:04 PDT 2003
On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 11:03:20AM -0600, Tillman wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> I currently export /usr/ports to a range of servers, all i386 arch. I'm
> adding a sparch64 box to the mix, and I'd like to reuse the export
> (especially for distfiles). I'm looking for words of wisdom on how best
> to accomplish this and notes about pitfalls to avoid.
> Obviously the packages directory is going to a minor issue. I don't plan
> on building sparc64 packages as there is only the only box, but I use
> packages extensively for i386 to save compile time and ease distribution
> (portupgrade -P rocks). I /think/ I can avoid this issue by simplu never
> using -p/-P on the sparc.
> Anything else that I might be missing?
You could just define PACKAGES on the sparcs, and build your sparc
packages in a separate directory.
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