[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Improving automated PBI module creation

Jesse Smith jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca
Mon Apr 18 07:28:08 PDT 2011

-----Original Message-----
From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
To: pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Improving automated PBI module creation
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:21:38 -0400

On 04/15/2011 10:50, Jesse Smith wrote:
> I've made some changes to the PBI module creator (Make-A-PBI). The
> program can now run without root access and can try to guess all the
> information it needs without building/installing anything. This makes
> the program a few thousand times faster at building modules, but skips
> some basic checks, such as making sure the port can be built.
> I've made a release announcement on the forum along with some usage
> examples here:
> http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?p=86960#post86960
> The Make-A-PBI program can be found here: http://makeapbi.sf.net
> And the project's README file can be found here:
> http://makeapbi.sourceforge.net/doc/README
> Of course modules should be manually checked for errors, but I think
> this will work for most cases.
> Feedback is welcome,
> Jesse
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>> Nice! I'll have to throw some more ports at it, see how it handles :)

Please do, though this morning I found a problem with the way Make-A-PBI
created version 9 modules. I've uploaded a fix. The new version, 1.1,
should work okay.

- Jesse

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