Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Jerry gesbbb at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 12 09:20:55 PST 2008

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 14:58:02 +0100
Bernt Hansson <bernt at bah.homeip.net> wrote:

>Julien Cigar skrev:
>> 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 ..
>>From todays portupgrade -aiR -m -j8
>Building '/usr/ports/textproc/asciidoc' with make flags: -j8

This entire thread has really gotten OT. Maybe it is time to close it.

gesbbb at yahoo.com

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