Trace mode

Clemens Lang cal at
Mon Nov 16 12:01:52 PST 2015


----- On 16 Nov, 2015, at 20:52, Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at wrote:

> Enabling trace mode by default would solve a lot of problems. Where are we with
> that? What outstanding issues remain? Is there a (hidden?) macports.conf option
> I can use to always enable trace mode or do I have to remember to use the "-t"
> flag with every port command?

The overhead of trace mode is currently somewhere around 75% (although a couple
measurements would be nice). IMO trace mode should get faster using client-side
caching mechanisms, possibly shared between different processes, before we enable
it by default.

Clemens Lang

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