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Re: Conceptual talk about distributed pbulk on exotic port

On Sun, Jul 08, 2018 at 08:57:01AM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> You will always get better throughput with multiple build processes
> running single threaded than a single build process with a high
> MAKE_JOBS, assuming you're building more than a couple of packages.

I don't completely agree with this, it is misguiding. It is desirable to
have a medium high MAKE_JOBS, since that will benefit some of the very
heavy packages like webkit. Rule of thumb is number of instances *
MAKE_JOBS should be no higher than RAM in GB * 2 or so.


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