INDEX user-friendliness and SMP speed-up patch
des at des.no
Mon Mar 15 07:30:31 PST 2004
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?
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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