[pacman-dev] makeworld script- anyone use it?

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 11 13:52:13 EST 2007

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:37:23 -0600
"Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/6/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This, to me, seems to almost violate the KISS
> > principle and should be spun off into another package (like srcpac
> > is).
> Hmm, I may agree.  It appears, at first glance, that it really just
> does a "find . -name PKGBUILD" and cd's and runs makepkg....
> I could see it being useful, but I've never used it... do any of the
> developers (the only people I could see using it) actually use this?

The old porters used to use it.  Plus it's nice for building base when
bootstrapping a new arch, etc.

One of the things it does is not build packages that have already been
built, so you can build a category by running it multiple times
(because each level of deps is built per run).

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