Re: Support for parallel make

On Sun, 2005-10-09 at 08:28 +0100, Asfand Yar Qazi wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a bit miffed that you didn't include support for parallel make.

Not true...  Read the gar.*.mk files.

Some of the 270+ apps are not build-able with jn > j1.  "We" have been
marking these as we find them, adding


to the GARNOME makefiles.


> It would have been super to include support for distcc, but that can 
> be wrapped into a 'normal' parallel-make compatible build.
> Simply running make -j2 wouldn't do, since there's lots of stuff going 
> on that make might think was parallelizable, but is not.
> It would be nice to invoke 'make $(PARMAKOPTS)' whereever you guys 
> invoke just 'make' to actually do the compilation, and the user could 
> set PARMAKOPTS to '-j2' if they needed parallel compilation.
> Or did you already think of this?
> Thanks,
>               Asfand Yar
joseph_sacco [at] comcast [dot] net

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