[csw-maintainers] make -j60 package, parallel build possible? build8s 96% idle while building ...

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Fri May 15 10:21:00 CEST 2009

Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> writes:

> Hi Rupert,
> Am 15.05.2009 um 07:13 schrieb rupert THURNER:
>> as "top" said "96% idle" on build8s, i thought i'd try:
>>   make -j60 package
>> but .. it gives:
>>   gmake[1]: warning: jobserver unavailable: using -j1.  Add `+' to
>> parent make rule.
>> is there a possibility to trigger parallel compiles?
> If you want to do it with GAR please use
>   PARALLELMFLAGS="-l -j 30" gmake package
> This way the flags are properly propagated to subinvocations.

-j 30 ? How many CPUs do you have in the machine? Reading of the GNU
make manual is recommended.

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