Subject: Re: i386 MP performance ( and generic almost same)
To: Cem Kayali <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/2007 11:11:12
Cem Kayali wrote:
> I'm sorry to hear i can use only single core especially for compiling pkgsrc
> softwares... 

Well, actually there are some settings that might allow you to do this.  
On a very granular level, you can set PKGSRC_LOCKTYPE and manually run 
make in multiple directories.  I've used this with some success in the past.

Another setting that I haven't used, but sounds promising based on 
what's in mk/defaults/mk.conf, is MAKE_JOBS, which adds a -j<whatever> 
to the individual package builds.  However, it says it's experimental, 
so I have no idea how well it works in practice.