Idea for next portupgrade
sem at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 3 13:23:55 UTC 2008
Albert Shih wrote:
> Hi all
> I want to thanks the dev of portupgrade. It save lots of my time and
> work fine.
> But I just think about our new computer with the lot of core, a standard
> server have dual proc with quad-core that's mean 8 core availble.
> In the next version of portupgrade, IMHO it's good idea to have option
> to make portupgrade working with many proc. Because what I known many ports
> cannot by compile with «-j8» option. In that case when we make
> portupgrade --all -b
> we have just one compilation. It's enough when we have 1 or 2 procs. But
> now with 8 or more proc....
> If portupgrade can calculate the depency and launch many ports build in
> same time for non-depending ports it's can be wonderful.
> But it's just a idea..... Maybe it's already in the roadmap ...
I'm sure it's a good idea. I'd use it too. But I have a very little free
time with my current employment. So I can't implement it. Sorry.
If somebody could, I would take patches with pleasure.
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