[kde-freebsd] Concurrent building

David Johnson david at usermode.org
Mon Jul 28 18:26:08 CEST 2008

On Monday 28 July 2008 06:53:22 am David Naylor wrote:
> Hi,
> As I am sure many people get frustrated with building ports in serial,
> especially with the prevalence of SMP (not to mention that a sandbox build
> is very hard to setup and slow on building [with all the deletions and
> extractions]).
> Does anyone know of a script/program that handles concurrent builds (i.e.
> -j for make?).  I know portupgrade had it in as a TODO for a while but it
> appears to be dropped.  Given that portmaster is just a shell script it
> would be very hard to do concurrency.

For larger packages, I usually make configure, and then cd into the work 
directory to use -j2. It would be nice if there were a way for the build 
system to do this for us though.

David Johnson

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