Questions about tinderbox
crees at marcuscom.com
Wed Jun 15 12:54:15 EDT 2011
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.
>>> 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
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