Subject: Re: pkgsrc on SMP machines
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2005 05:24:14
On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> The downside of this apporach is: if you have a large package like www/firefox,
> it won't be able to take advantage for multiple CPUs
It will also tie up things that wait on dependencies, i.e. if you build N
apps that want qt, they'll all wait for the qt build. And all the KDExxxx
packages waiting for kdebase.
And I guess there are many more nightmares involved in this, given the
complexity of the dependency tree.