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From: Max Arnold <lwarxx@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Building custom package for multi-arch/system
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 15:14:31
Message-Id: 20100130151342.GA6092@bbone
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Building custom package for multi-arch/system by Zac Medico
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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Re: [gentoo-dev] Building custom package for multi-arch/system Jacob Godserv <jacobgodserv@×××××.com>