cvs commit: ports Makefile ports/Mk ports/Tools make_index

Colin Percival cperciva at
Sun Jul 20 01:04:21 UTC 2008

Kris Kennaway wrote:
>   The bottom line is that on my test hardware INDEX builds are now
>   faster by more than a factor of 2 and with a reduction in system time
>   by a factor of 4-8 depending on configuration.

For what it's worth, with this change the INDEX builds being done on
the portsnap buildbox are about 30% faster -- the portsnap build code
already precomputed some values, so that's probably why there isn't a
larger performance improvement.

Colin Percival

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