[aur-general] chroot clean building and "http 429"

hagar hagar at iinet.net.au
Fri Nov 16 03:33:12 UTC 2018

On 16/11/18 1:03 am, Eli Schwartz via aur-general wrote:
> On 11/15/18 7:57 AM, Morgan Adamiec via aur-general wrote:
>> On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 at 12:49, hagar <hagar at iinet.net.au> wrote:>> But my main question is how do you get around a circular dependancy. eg.
>>> mingw-w64-harfbuzz depends on - mingw-w64-freetype2
>>> mingw-w64-freetype2 depends on -mingw-w64-harfbuzz
>>> You cant build one unless the other is already built.
>> You'd want to bootstrap with a binary package.
>> if foo depends on bar and vice versa, build foo against a binary version of bar
>> then rebuild bar against your version of foo.
> This advice basically boils down to "you need to already have it in
> order to build it", which isn't really the most useful advice unless
> you're using the official repos...
>> Another way if possible is to configure foo and disable any features
>> that require bar.
>> Then after building bar, rebuild a fully featured foo. Although I'm not sure if
>> freetype/harfbuzz can be configured this way
> Looking at the AUR, mingw-w64-harfbuzz depends on mingw-w64-freetype2
> which is also provided by mingw-w64-freetype2-minimal,
> mingw-w64-freetype2-bootstrap. I'm not sure why both variant packages
> exist, but the -bootstrap variant is pretty obviously meant to do
> exactly this.
Thanks all, I found the bootstrap ones.

Ive been redoing all my 340 odd builds in a chroot with distcc to fix 
some small issues.



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