advanced bash-ing for long compiles

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Fri Oct 14 08:14:57 PDT 2016

Thanks, all — good advice.


> On Oct 14, 2016, at 8:14 AM, Joshua Root <jmr at> wrote:
> On 2016-10-15 01:50 , Ken Cunningham wrote:
>> 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?
> Not sure why this would be, since we set the hidden flag on ${prefix}/var/macports (technically $portdbpath) which should exclude it from Spotlight indexing. Maybe that doesn't work on 10.6? You could try adding it to the Privacy list in the Spotlight settings manually.
> - Josh

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