advanced bash-ing for long compiles

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Oct 14 08:10:10 PDT 2016

On Oct 14, 2016, at 09:50, Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at> wrote:
>> On Oct 14, 2016, at 7:30 AM, Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at> wrote:
>> Some advice appreciated …

I use screen for this. 

> Oh, one more similar question while I’m at it.
> I notice mdworker seems to go nuts during these long builds, often appearing to soak up lots of cycles. I assume it’s trying to index all the build files, etc
> is it easy to sleep that function and then re-enable it after the compile is done?

I configure Spotlight not to index the /opt/local/var/macports/build directory (System Preferences)

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