Upper limit on make -j ?

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 27 01:15:12 PST 2007

Frank Shute wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 03:25:52AM -0500, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>> Before I file a PR I just want to know if it is worth it to file a PR for:
>> make -j1000 buildworld buildkernel installkernel
>> seg faulting
> No. Where in the handbook or UPDATING does it tell you to build your
> system like that?

It should not seg fault though.  However, when I have done this in the 
past it has not seg faulted, either.  The OP needs to obtain backtraces 
with his PR submission since it may not be reliably reproduceable.


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