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

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at
Sun Aug 23 08:51:20 UTC 2015

On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 10:23 PM, Peter Jeremy <peter at> wrote:
> On my E3-1230v2 system (not a slouch), the difference is 1s to 110s -
> which is in line with Matthew's results.

Yes, this change makes ports almost unusable on FreeBSD 9.3-stable.

> A two-orders-of-magnitude slowdown in make startup is unreasonable and
> I formally request r394573 be backed out.  I can see the benefits of the
> functionality but the current cost is too high.

Thanks, I'll be eagerly awaiting this change.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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