Subject: Re: NetBSD/vax 1.6 pkgsrc perl build?
To: Brian Chase <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 11/03/2002 22:53:06
Does an 'unlimit' before building change the behaviour?
On Sun, 3 Nov 2002, Brian Chase wrote:
> So... I looked more carefully through the installman script. By
> default, it batches up the pod2man translations of the perl man pages
> into groups of 40. Each lot of 40 takes quite a long time to process.
> Not being able to come up with any sensible reason for the failure, I
> guessed that may it had something to do with the length of time it took
> to process the batches of man pages, or maybe it had to do with the
> number of files involved? I decided to tweak the batch size, dropping
> it to processing 5 files with each iteration of pod2man translations.
> Rerunning the `make install' following this change resulted in the
> install successfully reaching completion.
> That's a bit spooky.
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