[MPlayer-dev-eng] deterministic builds

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at metux.de
Sat Dec 20 20:38:40 CET 2003

* Tristan Seligmann <mithrandi-mplayer-dev-eng at mithrandi.za.net> [2003-12-20 13:21:25 +0200]:

> That doesn't seem like a problem, though. I mean, since the packages are
> generated on-the-fly as they're needed, you'll only have the packages
> for the configurations you need; it's just offloading the work of
> configuring/compiling/etc. from the user.


Assuming all packages you need are ported to this system, a distribution
ends up in nothing more than a couple of build configs. Many of them
will use default values, i.e. you normally dont specifiy parameters like
prefix oder sysconfdir to each individual package, since they're the same.

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