portinstall breaks with -m "-j 4"

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Sat Jul 22 14:28:52 UTC 2006

On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, [LoN]Kamikaze wrote:

L> > -j is not supported for ports.
L> > 
L> Well, it should be, with all the multi-core CPUs coming. And all other 
L> targets work fine with -j. It's solely the install target that's broken.
L> Is there any reason why it is not supported?

Too many software authors do not design their build invironment for parallel 
work.  Many ports broke in configure and/or build phases just with make -j2.

D.Marck                                     [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
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