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.

PR Filed:
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=131065
-- 
Mel

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