speed up ports install
eitanadlerlist at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 21:23:03 UTC 2008
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Jingshao Chen wrote:
> I think this is a good idea. The only thing is we need to get
> to install process sync so if one is in need of a package while
> the other is downloading, the first process will just wait for
> it to complete then proceed.
I would l love to implement it and then send it as a patch - but I don't
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 09:21:18AM -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
> I have a simple idea to make use the threads without any possibility of
> conflicts. I am sure there will be someone to point out a negative, but
> I don't see any.
> When you do "make install" launch a "make fetch-recursive" thread at the
> same time. That way you don't need to wait for the files to
> install->fetch the next one->install it->fetch the next one...
> For those who don't want that you could get the old behavior with "make
> onlyinstall". I currently do this with a "make" wrapper script and I
> find installation to be faster.
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