On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 20:39:06 +0330
"Bahman M." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > Is it possible to do automatic fetching of source files in the 
> > background while other parts are being compiled?
>  >
> Just login on multiple consoles or use multiple x terminals (if
> running X) and on each one run 'make' for the port you want to
> compile.  The port(s) will be fetched and compiled simultaneously.
> Then all you need to do is to run 'make install' for each port.
> 
> Note: I'm not sure but I think it's not a good practice to issue more 
> than one 'make install' at a time.
>
There's no need to do that, you just do make checksum or make
checksum-recursive, that's what portupgrade -F and portupgrade -RF do.

They don't update anything (other than the distfiles) so should be safe.
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