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From: Max Arnold <lwarxx@...>
Subject: Re: Building custom package for multi-arch/system
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 22:13:42 +0700
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 03:59:27AM -0800, Zac Medico wrote:
> On 01/28/2010 09:24 PM, Max Arnold wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 04:17:41PM +0100, Beber wrote:
> >> So, do you guys plan to implement a such thing ? That's one of the
> >> features that is mostly missing imho. The principal miss in on client
> >> side as I have tools to manage packages but would like to not have too
> >> much specific scripts on client side.
> > 
> > I like the way it done in OpenEmbedded. You have the tree of recipes (think of portage tree)
> > and bunch of targets. For each target BitBake can generate binary release and package feed.
> > Client package management is lightweight and does not require BitBake, recipes tree and even
> > python. At least this is my lame interpretation of how it works :)
> 
> You can do something similar using the emerge --config-root option.
> You'd just use a different --config-root for each target, and each
> of those would have a separate $PKGDIR.

Can someone share his experience of using Catalyst or Metro as generator of binary package
updates for precompiled client machines?  How smooth it is in the long run?


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