7.2-STABLE to 8-R

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Nov 24 19:59:37 UTC 2009

On Tue, 24 Nov 2009, John wrote:
> Regarding ports, I think I'll take the long route. This box is my main
> machine, my desktop - and so there are a LOT of ports installed. It will
> be easier to make portmanager rebuild everything in pristine mode. It
> will take a long time, but I accept this. Before this is done, I run the
> built-in routines in /usr/ports - clean out */work/* and distfiles.
> It's a fast machine though - shouldn't take too long. What I'm thinking
> about now is speeding up make. There are two cores in this CPU. Can I
> specify -j2 ? Is it one per core or more?

This is now supposed to happen automatically on ports that are safe to 
build with multiple jobs.  Offhand I don't know how to show what's 
really happening other than something crude like watching top.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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