Speed up ports compiling under SMP (muti cpu) ?

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Fri Jan 20 09:05:30 PST 2006

On Jan 20, 2006, at 10:42 AM, AlanBAKA wrote:
> I know how to use make -j x to compiling src
> but I have try to use for compiling ports but doesn't work.
> any way I can use all my cpu to compiling ports?

There are 13,000 ports which would require testing and fixing of  
their Makefiles to be safely parallizeable.  While you can help by  
fixing the ports you actually use, I would not rely on parallel  
builds to always work...


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