Subject: Re: Successfull install on Tyan Thunder K8S
To: Christian Hattemer <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 06/04/2004 14:29:57
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 12:31:21PM +0200, Christian Hattemer wrote:
> I also tried to build something from pkgsrc using both CPUs. I was told to
> use "make -j2" for that, but it produces odd messages (looks like a pkgsrc
> debug mode) and fails rather early with being unable to cd to somewhere.
> However it seems that both CPUs get some load anyway. Would it still be
> faster if -j2 would work? Is this a flaw in pkgsrc?

It would be faster with -j2, but pkgsrc doesn't really support it.
Something that works for some packages is:
make configure; make MAKE_FLAGS=-j2
The base system can be built with -j.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference