-j2 default and sudo usage
toby at apple.com
Thu Jul 30 19:52:20 PDT 2009
If you run across ports that don't build in parallel, they should have
"use_parallel_build no" set. If you don't want to bother modifying
(and reporting) those ports, you can set "buildmakejobs 1" in
On Jul 30, 2009, at 7:39 AM, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> Couple of questions:
> Just installed the svn macports, and ports seem to build with -j2
> now by default. Is this a recent change, since loads of OCaml ports
> break with a parallel build. Should I go around setting each
> individual port to have a -j1 in the Portfile, or is there some
> other way to force a non-parallel build with a variable?
> Also, how do folks typically do non-root builds to ensure stuff
> isn't sneaking out of the fakeroot? I've chowned a bunch of
> directories to my user, and manually invoking fakeroot works; it
> would be nice if sudo were automatically called when required (e.g.
> for install). Is there a knob for this, or do you generally just
> invoke targets manually and add sudo when required?
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