[Dev] libretools 20140106 release announcement

Luke T. Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 6 16:08:08 GMT 2014

At Mon, 06 Jan 2014 02:23:31 -0300,
Nicolás Reynolds wrote:
> "Luke T. Shumaker" <lukeshu at sbcglobal.net> writes:
> > I just pushed libretools 20140106.1 to [libre].  It has a couple of
> \o/ 
> not to steal your thunder but i since i'm upgrading most of mips64el
> i've run into several circular dependencies.  so i started bikeshedding
> and got an even smaller, topologically sorted, recursive builder for abs
> :)


> where should i put it?  own branch or directly into master?

It depends.  Where did you put it in the directory tree?  If you put
it in src/<folder>, go ahead and put it in master.  Otherwise, putting
it in another branch will make merging that easier.

> also, most performance hits during this kind of work are pacman database
> accesses, can something be done about that?  for instance, it takes 2s
> to know if a package version needs to be built...

Perhaps putting /var/lib/pacman on a tmpfs would speed that up?

> ps: would this make mtjm smile?  he suggested topological sorting in the
> first place afaicr

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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