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Re: Basic replace support for DESTDIR
On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 09:08:36 -0500
Greg Troxel wrote:
> > I realize that the general idea is not to add
> > incomplete/buggy features to pkgsrc, but, on the other hand, we still
> > have MAKE_JOBS--and that is _inherently_ broken and _cannot_ be fixed,
> > whereas this feature could always be improved.
> As far as I know MAKE_JOBS works fine. The problem is that half the
> upstream packages are buggy (yes, this is a statement about my view on
> modern requirements). So if MAKE_JOBS_SAFE defaulted to no and was set
> to yes in makefiles, it would be fine.
> (Given where we are, with a lot
> of packages marked, I don't think we should change. I routinely rebuild
> everything I use with MAKE_JOBS=4 on a 2-cpu machine and have trouble
> less and less often.)
It's also very useful with distcc.
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