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Date:      Tue, 30 May 2017 06:52:12 -0400
From:      Jim Ohlstein <jim@mailman-hosting.com>
To:        Koichiro IWAO <meta@vmeta.jp>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is it possible to use more than 1 CPUs during pkg create?
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On Tue, 2017-05-30 at 09:33 +0000, Koichiro IWAO wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> is it possible to use more than 1 CPU cores during xz compression
> done in pkg create? I know XZ Utils in base system can use more
> than 1 CPUs if -T option given. I guess pkg internally calls APIs
> of XZ Utils. I think it is potentially possible.
> 
> Or is it restricted to use only 1 CPU core for some reasons?

For those using poudriere or synth this might be a disadvantage with
multiple parallel builds going on. That said, I imagine the code could
be patched to allow it.

> 
> 
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