[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Slowness running custom PBIs

ps ps at gedec.org
Mon Mar 24 14:34:29 PDT 2014


As an occasional user of PCBSD, from very early versions to the current 
release, I find that the user interface becomes harder and more 
un-intuitive to use. Do others feel the same way or am I an isolated 
case? What would it take to turn PCBSD into the easiest of all desktop os' ?


On 3/24/14 8:48 PM, Renato Botelho wrote:
> Hello,
> We are using PBIs on pfSense for years, on a pfSense version based on
> FreeBSD 8.3, and it's working fine.
> Now we are moving to FreeBSD 10.0, and we built a first set of PBIs to
> start testing. We used basically the same method we used before, at
> builder machine:
> - install xdg-utils
> - install src-sh/libsh
> - install src-sh/pbi-manager
> - Build PBI using pbi_makeport
> On pfSense, we install pbi-manager, both on pfSense and on builder we
> are using branch releng/10.0 from pcbsd git repo.
> The built PBI installs and run fine on pfSense, but, they are slow, for
> instance, when I install git PBI on pfSense based on FreeBSD 8.3, and
> call 'time git' on command prompt without any parameters, i got:
> 0.000u 0.002s 0:00.00 0.0%0+0k 11+0io 12pf+0w
> while on pfSense based on FreeBSD 10.0 I got:
> 0.007u 0.036s 0:01.06 2.8%69+268k 0+67io 0pf+0w
> Is it expected to have this slowness? Or maybe I'm doing something wrong
> to build the PBIs?
> Best regards

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