HEADS UP multi processor compilations for everyone

Pav Lucistnik pav at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 24 08:19:19 PDT 2009

Coleman Kane píše v út 24. 03. 2009 v 10:58 -0400:
> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 15:54 +0100, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> > Niclas Zeising píše v út 24. 03. 2009 v 15:28 +0100:
> > 
> > > Not to nitpick or be an annoyance, but you might want to document this 
> > > in ports(7) or make.conf(5) (or both) so it doesn't get lost in the 
> > > mail-lists or if people are not reading ports@
> > 
> > I will document it soon, thinking The Handbook would be best place.
> > 
> Definitely add it to UPDATING too. This will allow people who typically
> do something like "make configure && make -j3" to now know that they

This would break very fast -- it's passing -j3 to port Makefile instead
of vendor Makefile.

> don't have to. It will also allow others to know why ports compilation
> on their multi-core boxes suddenly uses a lot more CPU time.

Same CPU time, less wall time, more CPU utilization :)

Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
              <pav at FreeBSD.org>

If God didn't mean for us to juggle, tennis balls wouldn't come three
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