how to speed up port make??

David Naylor naylor.b.david at
Fri Jul 27 16:15:06 UTC 2012

On Friday, 27 July 2012 09:22:52 Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> A few things you could try adding to make.conf:
> > 
> > I'm not sure this is supported on a _single_ core Pentium 4 CPU
> > (or will gain speed if it was "emulated").
> MAKE_JOBS_NUMBER=2 make sense - one process I/O may overlap with other
> compute

Also, with portbuilder it splits the build process so will fetch (network 
limited) on port's files while it builds another (CPU limited) and installs 
another (I/O limited).  
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