On Monday 26 January 2009 09:14:21 cpghost wrote: > On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:41:05PM -0900, Mel wrote: > > On Sunday 25 January 2009 20:48:22 Doug Barton wrote: > > > Josh Carroll wrote: > > > > What I do is the following via make.conf, > > > > > > I think this is a good solution. Given that incredible foot-shooting > > > power of the -j stuff I am not inclined to add something like this to > > > portmaster, not even as an "advanced" option. > > Yes, I understand the problem with that. The make.conf solution > is good enough for now. ;) > > > Given the fact that the build target is presumably -j safe (as far as the > > ports system is concerned), it would be nice to have a BUILD_JOBS in > > Mk/bsd.port.mk similar to INDEX_JOBS that is already there. Port > > maintainers then can also set WITHOUT_PARALLEL (or USE_PARALLEL=NO etc) > > for ports that break by themselves (f.e. www/lynx, editors/vim). > > portmaster should then have no problem setting BUILD_JOBS on request. > > That would be absolutely perfect! > > At least, big ports (www/firefox3 etc...) that take a long time to > compile could use USE_PARALLEL=YES right now (or the solution with > make.conf) if they are safe with -jN. The gazillion smallish ports > could come later when maintainers have some time to follow up, but > they are not really all that critical.
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