gert.cuykens at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 10:31:53 PST 2005
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 10:26:33 -0800, Kent Stewart <kstewart at owt.com> wrote:
> On Friday 28 January 2005 10:10 am, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > why does make index don't work when you use a refuse file ?
> Think of a complex computer program that depends on a number of modules.
> With the refuse, you have removed some modules that the program needs
> to build a complete, new version. Since all you are refusing is the
> structure files and patches, you really don't save that much space.
> FWIW, if you use fetchindex to download a new INDEX, you don't have to
> spend a lot of resources building a new index. I timed make fetchindex
> and found the following.
> #time make fetchindex
> INDEX.bz2 100% of 612 kB 83 kBps
> 0.976u 0.048s 0:08.87 11.3% 146+4723k 1+52io 0pf+0w
> The 8.87 seconds included the time required to download and unbzip2
> INDEX.bz2 into INDEX.
> Kent Stewart
> Richland, WA
the problem with downloading it is that it uses default settings for
example if you put a index change in the make.conf
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