[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Future batches

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Wed Oct 12 10:50:26 PDT 2011


On 10/12/11 11:52, Jesse Smith wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>
> To: pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Deskutils mobdules -- second attempt
> Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:22:08 -0400
>
> On 10/11/11 17:09, Jesse Smith wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org>
>> To: pbi-dev at lists.pcbsd.org
>> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Deskutils mobdules -- second attempt
>> Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:52:41 -0400
>>
>> On 10/11/11 14:29, Jesse Smith wrote: 
>>> Ken,
>>>
>>> Since the first set of tarballs I sent over had duplicate modules in
>>> them, I've redone the Deskutils tarball. I think this one is properly
>>> filtered against the existing list.
>>>
>>> - Jesse
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> That looks like it took care of it, I didn't see any duplicates there.
>> I also just finished adding the deskutils/ modules to the build server.
>> So now we just wait for them to build.
>>
>> Thanks again Jesse!
>>
> That was fast. Would you like me to send over the next batch right away
> or wait until the build server catches up?
> - Jesse
>
> ----------------
>
> Jesse,
>
> Actually, could you hold off on any more new PBI modules for a couple
> weeks? We are still trying to finish the categories at the end of the
> alphabet, and since we have had some changes to the build server for 9.x
> it is taking quite a bit longer to get there. If you give us 2-3 weeks
> to finish up the modules we already have then we can start putting in
> large batches of new modules again.
>
> In addition to that, I had a couple suggestions for your module builder
> script.
> 1) See if you can include a check for whether a port is marked
> forbidden/depreciated/(other) to prune out those ports as well. I found
> a number of those in the deskutils/ category yesterday that needed to be
> removed.
> 2) Instead of naming the modules "(portname)-9/" could you simply make
> them "(portname)/" and place them in a directory called
> "(port-directory)-9"? That should prevent me from needing to rename all
> the modules when I move them to our existing categories on the build
> server, while still specifying that they are 9.x modules in your
> category name.
> 3) I have found a few modules that were missing the "Exec=" line in the
> desktop/menu entries. I think I have figured out that these are the
> ports with either multiple binaries, or binaries with names that are not
> similar to the port name. You might want to take a look into this....
> (games/kdegames4 is a good example for testing). Also, we usually name
> the desktop/menu entries as "(binary-name).desktop" rather than
> "(port-name).desktop" in order to accommodate multiple desktop/menu
> entries per PBI.
>
>
> I have also been looking into your previous question for Kris about
> notifications for new ports and such, and so far all I have found is
> that Freshports.org marks ports as new for 10 days, and they have an
> option to look through all the new ports by day near the top of the main
> page. It looks like it takes you to a commit log (URL:
> http://www.freshports.org/commits.php) with special emphasis on updates
> and new ports. Not sure if this is someplace to start, but I have not
> found anything better yet...
>
>
>
>
>
> Ken,
>
> No problem, I'll hold off on doing any more batches for a while. Drop me
> a line when the build server catches up. It'll give me time to work out
> the issues with the script.
>
> Regarding point number 2, the naming of modules. Just so I'm clear here,
> what you'd like to see is something like:
>
> games-9/poker/
> games-9/chess/
> www-9/firefox/
> www-9/opera/
>
> If that's right, I'll make the necessary adjustments.
>
> Jesse
>
>
>
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That would be perfect. I copy the individual modules to the build
servers, but not the category that you send them to me in. This new
format ensures that I don't have to rename all the individual modules.

-- 
~ Ken Moore ~
PCBSD/iXsystems



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