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Re: Slow build times on Mac OS X

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Matthias Scheler 
<> wrote:

> /bin/sh (bash)          19mins 25secs           19mins 34secs
> /bin/zsh                16mins 44secs           16mins 30secs
> /usr/pkg/bin/pdksh      13mins 56secs           13mins 55secs
> /bin/ksh                13mins 16secs           13mins 05secs
> /usr/pkg/bin/bash       19mins 48secs           19mins 45secs
> Unless there are any objection I'll switch Mac OS X (Leopard to
> start with) to "/bin/ksh" after a reasonable amount of testing.

Looks good. pdksh is a small performance tradeoff from there, though
(modulo the time to bootstrap it ;-), and perhaps worth it if pdksh
were to become our consistent default shell across pkgsrc platforms.

> P.S.: These number also demonstrate that it would be very worthwhile
>      to provide C replacements for the buildlink wrappers.

Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa. One way or another we will eventually get them

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