ports/113132 (make -j patch)

Florent Thoumie flz at xbsd.org
Wed Mar 12 14:00:16 UTC 2008

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 1:01 PM, Florent Thoumie <flz at xbsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:11 PM, Benjamin Lutz <mail at maxlor.com> wrote:
>  > This patch has been sitting in GNATS for a couple of months now:
>  >
>  >  http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/113132
>  >
>  >  I've received a few mails from people reporting success, and none
>  >  reporting that bad things have happened. Is it possible to get this
>  >  committed?
>  It needs to go through an experimental build first.
>  IMHO, this is an ugly hack. Ultimately, we're talking about marking
>  almost 20k ports as parallel-safe.
>  Why not taking the opposite approach? Allow it by default, figure out
>  which ports break and why, fix where possible?

After talking with Pav, it seems it's still the best option as the
breakage rate is quite high.

Florent Thoumie
flz at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD Committer

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