Re: Support for parallel make
- From: "Joseph E. Sacco, PhD" <joseph_sacco comcast net>
- To: Asfand Yar Qazi <email asfandyar cjb net>
- Cc: garnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Support for parallel make
- Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2005 09:27:40 -0400
On Sun, 2005-10-09 at 08:28 +0100, Asfand Yar Qazi wrote:
> 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
BUILD_ARGS = -j1
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?
> Asfand Yar
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