Portsnap vs CSup
millenia2000 at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 20 08:32:08 PDT 2009
> From: fbsd at brightstar.bomgardner.net
> To: chris at monochrome.org; chowse at charter.net
> Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:45:11 -0600
> CC: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Portsnap vs CSup
> On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 18:50:48 -0400 (EDT), Chris Hill wrote
> > On Thu, 19 Mar 2009, Charles Howse wrote:
> > > On Mar 19, 2009, at 2:13 PM, Adam Vandemore wrote:
> > >
> > > I just noticed the description in the man page for freebsd-update:
> > >
> > > ..."Note that updates are only available if they are being built for
> > > the FreeBSD release and architecture being used; in particular, the
> > > FreeBSD Security Team only builds updates for releases shipped in
> > > binary form by the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team, e.g., FreeBSD
> > > 6.1-RELEASE and FreeBSD 6.2-RC1, but not FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE or FreeBSD
> > > 7.0-CURRENT."
> > > Is this saying that I can't get a binary upgrade for 6.4-STABLE?
> > That is exactly what it's saying.
> > > (You would not believe how long the make world process takes on a
> > > 200!!)
> > I believe it; been there! I seem to recall it went something like
> > 'start the buildworld and go to bed'.
> > --
> > Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
> > ** [ Busy Expunging <|> ]
> > _______________________________________________
> Rhink that's bad? I've been trying to build KDE4 on a toshiba satellite
> laptop for over a week now.
compiling the kernel on that could take several days by itself let alone compiling X and then a thick GUI like KDE or GNOME. amazing that a 100MHz system with 48 megs of ram can still run so fast if you build it right.
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