INDEX user-friendliness and SMP speed-up patch
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Mar 15 13:53:58 PST 2004
On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 04:30:22PM +0100, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> writes:
> > * Allows parallel INDEX builds (using make -j). The most obvious way
> > of doing this doesn't work, because I/O from child makes is broken up
> > into 2k chunks, and output lines from 'make describe' that exceed this
> > length (*cough* GNOME *cough*) will be intertwined with the output of
> > other makes, leading to a corrupted INDEX. Instead, I collect the
> > output from the child make processes in temporary files and
> > recombine them at the end.
> Doesn't make -P work as advertised?
Interesting, I wasn't aware of it. Thanks!
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