speed up port compiling using RAM (tmpfs) ???

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Thu Jan 19 00:37:40 PST 2006

Ashok Shrestha <ashok.shrestha at gmail.com> writes:
> I am curious to know if there is a way to compile a port such as X11
> or KDE faster.
> I know in Gentoo, you can mount a part of RAM and compile in that.
> This substantially  decreases the compile time. Reference:
> http://gentoo-wiki.com/TIP_Speeding_up_portage_with_tmpfs
> Does anyone know how to do this in Freebsd?

I doubt it would help.  You get faster disk accesses, but
significantly reduce the amount of memory available for the buffer

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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