Upper limit on make -j ?
kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 27 15:11:54 PST 2007
Frank Shute wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:02:44PM +0100, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Andy Greenwood wrote:
>>> Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>>>> Before I file a PR I just want to know if it is worth it to file a PR
>>>> make -j1000 buildworld buildkernel installkernel
>>>> seg faulting
>>> I thought that the kernel builds couldn't be built using parallel jobs,
>>> that it might break something. Is that not true?
>> Not true for many years.
> "Avoid using make -j when upgrading. From time to time in the
> past there have been problems using -j with buildworld and/or
> installworld. This is especially true when upgrading between
> "distant" versions (eg one that cross a major release boundary
> or several minor releases, or when several months have passed
> on the -current branch)"
> Should this be changed then?
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