How long does it take to compile PGAdmin3 for PG-9.6?

James B. Byrne byrnejb at
Thu Dec 1 20:52:29 UTC 2016

On Wed, November 30, 2016 21:11, Shane Ambler wrote:
> On 01/12/2016 08:49, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
>> I downloaded the port tree and set /etc/make.conf to use PG-9.6 as
>> the default.  I then cd'ed into the cd /usr/ports/databases/pgadmin3
>> and issued the command 'make install clean'.  This has been
>> running for 5+ hours now and I am seeing stuff flying by on the
>> console that seems of dubious relevance to PGAdmin.  Things
>> like WebCore/rendering/style etc.
> Webcore indicates you are building a webkit port - webkit builds are
> long and use lots of ram - you could be hitting swap at times to slow
> things down. I have a corei7 with 8GB and poudriere webkit-gtk2 builds
> take about 1 - 1.5 hours. Once dependencies are in pgadmin should only
> take about 5 mins.
> pgadmin3 uses wx-gtk which brings in www/webkit-gtk2 through
> x11-toolkits/wxgtk30 which has a WEBKIT option that is on by default.
> The pgadmin binary links with libwebkitgtk which I think it uses for
> it's built-in doc viewer, so it may fail without it.

The interruptions requesting confirmation of various configuration
options did not speed things along either.  But, hours later, the
build finally did finish, successfully.

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