Questions about tinderbox
itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 15 13:07:40 EDT 2011
On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:54:15 +0100
Chris Rees <crees at marcuscom.com> wrote:
> On 15 June 2011 17:52, Stephen Montgomery-Smith
> <stephen at missouri.edu> wrote:
> > Mark Johnston wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:19:21AM -0500, Stephen Montgomery-Smith
> >> wrote:
> >>> I have just started using tinderbox, and I have some questions.
> >>> But let me start with this first important question.
> >>> I am running tinderbox on an amd64 laptop with an i7 Intel
> >>> processor. It claims to have 8 processors, but that is really
> >>> disingenuous on Intel's part, because I find it only works
> >>> efficiently when I use 2 processors. In particular, using all 8
> >>> far worse than using only 1.
I'd suspect the results actually vary depending on the port you build.
> >>> It seems to me that tinderbox tries to use the full set of
> >>> processors. What is the best way to tell tinderbox to only one
> >>> processor?
> >> Are you talking about building world? If so, the following code
> >> seems to indicate that one can make with -j1 by setting
> >> NO_JAIL_JOBS=yes in env/GLOBAL.
> > Sorry, I should have been clearer. I am using tinderbox to make
> > ports.
> If you find a textbook answer for this, let me know and I'll stick it
> in the README :P
Populate make.conf for the jail / build / PT ... with
MAKE_JOBS_NUMBER=2 via one of the early hooks (ie. postJailExtract).
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