Subject: Re: Conflicts when building two packages at the same time
To: Loic Hoguin <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/23/2007 12:45:35
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> Earlier this week I installed macppc on my iBook and, to win some time,
> I launched different pkgsrc compilations at the same time. When I got
> back later this day I found that two of these tried to compile gtk+
> at the same time, and of course it failed for both (seems they wrote
> in the same file at the same time).
> Wouldn't it be possible to lock building of a package to prevent these
> sort of things?

Hi Lo=EFc,

Yes. I have in a mk.conf:

OBJHOSTNAME=3D    yes     # use work.`hostname` -- needed for PKGSRC_LOCKTY=
PKGSRC_LOCKTYPE=3D        sleep

I don't know where the docs are. Maybe see


  Jeremy C. Reed