Installing ports in parallel

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Tue Sep 11 10:20:42 PDT 2012

>> I don't find a way to let port install multiple independent ports in
>> parallel to maximally use the cores on a machine. Is there a way to do
>> so? Thanks!
> No need. Ports (that can) automatically build in parallel themselves.

He means two separate ports, rather than building a single port with multiple threads.

We aim to take advantage of building a single port in parallel, not several ports in parallel, as there is just one lock mechanism in MacPorts.

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