portinstall breaks with -m "-j 4"

Sergey Matveychuk sem at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jul 22 11:18:35 UTC 2006

[LoN]Kamikaze wrote:
> When a port installs dependencies prior to building and the -j flag is set for make, portupgrade somehow breaks installing dependencies. If I simply do
> # cd /usr/ports/category/port
> # make install -j 4
> it works fine, but the command
> # portinstall category/port -m '-j 4'
> does not work if dependencies have to be installed. I have tried to get some insight in this and it seems that the ports depended on simply head to the do-install target, omitting things like do-extract, do-patch and do-build.
> The cause is a mystery to me, though.

-j is not supported for ports.


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