compiling ports with more than one job

Christian Baer christian.baer at
Sat Mar 3 12:35:19 UTC 2007

On Wed, 28 Feb 2007 13:07:24 -0500 Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> Exactly right.  However, you can get some parallel building by doing
> more than one single-threaded build at the same time.  This leads to
> some danger of corrupting the database, though, so it's not for the
> squeamish.  I know that portupgrade uses locking to control those
> problems, and I suspect some of the other port-management ports
> probably have similar capabilities.

That could actually lead to more problems than a port that doesn't work
with -jX.


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