Running ''portmaster ghostscript9-9.06_10'' takes a lot of time

Henk van Oers henk at
Thu Aug 20 13:30:04 UTC 2015

On Thu, 20 Aug 2015, Mathieu Arnold wrote:

> I'm not exactly sure what you're all complaining about.  The port just
> works fine, it does take a few seconds for make to iterate over all
> options, but it's because the port has way too many options.  It's not as
> if you're all sitting behind your desk looking at the screen waiting for it
> to finish.

Ok , sitting it out...
[portsnap fetch update, portmaster -va]

===>>> All ports are up to date

[root at mbox ~]# cd /usr/ports/www/apache24
[root at mbox /usr/ports/www/apache24]# time date
Thu Aug 20 15:16:17 CEST 2015

real    0m0.004s
user    0m0.000s
sys     0m0.008s
[root at mbox /usr/ports/www/apache24]# time make clean
===>  Cleaning for apache24-2.4.16_1

real    2m40.647s
user    2m39.589s
sys     0m0.688s
[root at mbox /usr/ports/www/apache24]# time date
Thu Aug 20 15:19:08 CEST 2015

real    0m0.003s
user    0m0.002s
sys     0m0.000s

Yeah \0/ finished !

But ''find /usr/ports -name work -ls'' is faster...
(~1000 ports)


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