error while compile port

Bruce Cran bruce at
Sat Jan 8 23:47:15 UTC 2011

On Sat, 8 Jan 2011 23:37:40 +0000
RW <rwmaillists at> wrote:

> They are also doing very different things. MAKE_JOBS_SAFE applies -j
> to GNU make, which is invoked to do the actual compiling of
> third-party software. make -j 16 install applies -j to BSD make, which
> is used to implement the ports system itself. 

So MAKE_JOBS_SAFE applies to the code, "make -j 16" applies to the
ports infrastructure - both of which could be using BSD make :)

Bruce Cran

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