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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 10:23:02 +0200
From:      Armin Pirkovitsch <a.pirko@inode.at>
To:        Bob <bob@tania.servebbs.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PortUpgrade multiple packages?
Message-ID:  <451B8666.4030909@inode.at>
In-Reply-To: <200609280412.51064.bob@tania.servebbs.org>
References:  <200609280412.51064.bob@tania.servebbs.org>

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Bob wrote:
>  
> Is it safe to portupgrade several packages in parallel? Open several root 
> consoles and do a portupgrade in each one at the same time?

That might cause problems if the programs have the same dependencies
(fetch conflict or even worse, build conflict)
However you can tell portupgrade to install more programs which is
probably not really slower than running them parallel (smp etc is
excluded from this assumption)

-- 
Armin Pirkovitsch
a.pirko@inode.at



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