Subject: Re: pkgsrc on SMP machines
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geert Hendrickx <ghen@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/16/2005 11:11:39
On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 10:49:37AM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> A developer (with or without an SMP machine) wants to test www/links. He
> sets MAKE_JOBS=4 in his environment (or /etc/mk.conf), and does:
> cd pkgsrc/www/links
> make -DOVERRIDE_MAKE_J_SAFE
> This seems to work fine. So he adds MAKE_J_SAFE=yes to links' Makefile.
Hm, testing should of course be done with more ridiculous values of
MAKE_JOBS, like 100 or even more. www/links still works fine, but others
break only for such high values, while doing fine with MAKE_JOBS=4.