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Re: Slow build times on Mac OS X

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 09:59:31PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> Shell                 First build time        Second build time
> =================================================================
> /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.

It turns out that this causes a regression. The "configure" script
of "pkg_install" doesn't work. It works fine with NetBSD's "/bin/sh"
and with "/bin/bash" but not with Mac OS X's "/bin/ksh".

I'm still trying to figure out how to resolve that.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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