Subject: Re: pkgsrc dependency question
To: Brian A. Seklecki - Stargate Industries, LLC - NOC <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/02/2000 04:58:42
On Sun, 1 Oct 2000, Brian A. Seklecki - Stargate Industries, LLC - NOC wrote:
> Does pkgsrc use any sort of lockfile mechanism to indicate that's
> currently being built? I imagine there is, to prevent recursive
> dependencies from causing a loop. In my example, I have an older slower
> machine, and I want to start building two "meta" packages at once before
> I head out, but I imagine they share some basic dependencies (libraries -
> I imagine GMOME will get involved). In theory, they could both attempt to
> build the same package dependency at once, causing problems, correct?
Correct, no locking is performed.
You won't gain speed by two concurrent compilers on slow machines anyways.
Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>