[ILUG] SMP compilation
John P . Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Fri Sep 15 09:32:48 IST 2000
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 10:23:18PM +0100, Kenn Humborg mentioned:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 08:09:23PM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> > Is there any file or environment variable where you can set, for example,
> > the -j parameter to be passed to make during compilation?
> Create ~/bin. In your .bashrc, put this on your path ahead of all
> other directories.
> Then make a little ~/bin/make script:
> /usr/bin/make -j 4 $*
That's asking for a world of pain. I've seen it mess up dependancies in
broken makefiles that'll leave you with zero lenght .o files that are
happily linked into a library...now with out those functions!
The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence.
- Zen Master Greg
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