Subject: Re: pkgsrc on SMP machines
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/16/2005 12:34:11
On Fri, 16 Dec 2005 10:23:54 +0100 (CET)
Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 wrote:
> > Yes this is a big problem. What do people think of the following workaround:
> That would be duplicating make(1) in cc(1) - an obvious no-no.
>   - Hubert

Well that is the whole point of it! There are many packages that have Makefiles
which break when passed -j option. As far as I can see this is the most
reliable way of running parallel jobs, and this will work with ALL packages. I
started writing some scripts to implement this. I'll do some testing and let
you know how I get on...