FreeBSD 9-Stable + Atom D510 Freeze
lausts at acm.org
Fri Sep 20 18:32:37 UTC 2013
Gary Palmer [gpalmer at freebsd.org] wrote:
> It's not a compiler flag, it's a make flag. make -j n will fork off up to
> n compilers to do the build. If you just do "make buildworld" then there
> is no parallel compilation.
> It used to be that ports had MAKE_JOBS_SAFE in the Makefile to mark that
> the port could be built using parallel compiles with the '-j' argument
> to make. It appears that the logic has been switched and now you have
> to mark them as MAKE_JOBS_UNSAFE to say that parallel builds shouldn't be
> done, indicating that parallel builds are the default now (unless I'm
> misreading the code)
> You can try putting
> into /etc/make.conf to see if that stops the problem on port builds.
I don't see that as an option in /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf.
Did you find that one by reading the source code? I will add that
to my /etc/make.conf and see if it makes a difference. This issue is
very intermittant and may not trigger for weeks or months. I'll
repost to the list if any problems show up after setting the flag in
Thanks for the help.
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