compiling ports to packages on fast system, installing on slower
demonbob at systemoverload.net
Thu Jun 8 15:14:31 UTC 2006
> I was wondering if this was possible? I've got a box that i'd like
> to install the latest gnome 2.14 desktop on, as well as some very
> intense apps to build. I would like to compile the needed apps on my
> fastest machine as packages, then transfer all the packages to the
> slower box, and do a pkg_add * and they're all installed. My catch is
> i don't want to install everything on my fastest box to pull this off.
> I am using portupgrade and was wondering if this was doable?
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Also check out:
This is a pretty good guide to creating a build server, from your
fastest machine, so it does all the work, from updating world and kernel
source, to ports. Bascially it involves NFS and mounting the faster
computers /usr/src && /usr/ports after thier compiled on the faster
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