Upper limit on make -j ?

Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Wed Nov 28 00:37:41 PST 2007

Brian wrote:
> Isn't 1000 an unrealistically high value?
> Brian

On a system with only 2 cores and 2GB RAM - yes. I'm not sure that even 
with a huge number of cores you'd get much benefit from running such a 
massively parallel make, unless the build system is more intelligent 
than I think it is.


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