Update 2014-08-07: r363978, dated Mon Aug 4 09:11:25 2014 UTC, solves the parallel build bug once and for all, and there’s no need for the
Makefile.local as shown below.
I’ve been scratching my head over why
mail/thunderbirddoesn’t build in parallel when
MAKE_JOBS_SAFE was removed last August, in r324744. I can’t find a specific reason other than guessing parallel build was considered broken in FreeBSD.
So far, I’ve added a
Makefile.local file in the
/usr/ports/mail/thunderbird directory. The time spent compiling
mail/thunderbird went from roughly 2.5 hours to merely 38 minutes on a 4 core Intel Core i7-960 running at 3.2 GHz. YMMV. Continue reading Parallel build of
mail/thunderbird in FreeBSD?