Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Julien Cigar jcigar at ulb.ac.be
Fri Dec 12 00:45:47 PST 2008

On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 00:23 +0100, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> Julien Cigar said the following on 2008-12-11 14:40:
> > - Altough ports are fantastic, building things like OpenOffice or ... is
> > just inhuman, especially when you cannot use -j for building ports (but
> > it's being resolved I think).
> Of course you can use -j to build ports.
> Just cd to/your/port make -j8 install (clean)
> With portupgrade you use -m -j8

I'm not sure about this, as there is just a project in titled "Allowing
for parallel builds in the FreeBSD Ports" on
http://www.freebsd.org/projects/summerofcode-2008.html ... ?

Every time I tried to build a port with -j it failed ..

Julien Cigar
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