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Re: Have 'make build' put appropriate -j option for multi-proc machines.
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Have 'make build' put appropriate -j option for multi-proc machines.
- From: Jason Crawford <jasonrcrawford_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 16:54:30 -0400
- Reply-to: Jason Crawford <jasonrcrawford_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 22:20:25 +0200, Marc Espie <espie_(_at_)_nerim_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 03:31:30PM -0400, Jason Crawford wrote:
> > I don't know if this is the appropriate list for this, if not let
> > me know which one. I currently build -current on a dual pIII very
> > frequently, and the raid disk is fast enough that disk doesn't seem to
> > be the limiting factor, so I was wondering if there was a way to get
> > 'make build' to put in the -j option automatically in the appropriate
> > place, as in, not cleandir or other things like that, but just the
> > make command, to compile, for me, 3 object files at once (-j 3). I
> > looked in mk.conf man file, didn't see an option for that. Let me know
> > if there is a different man page to check out.
> Don't do it, it won't work. make -j is not quite working, and it certainly
> won't help you build src.
Is there another way for make to utilize both processors that works?
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