Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] toolchain-funcs.eclass: functions to call compiler
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 04:17:29
Message-Id: 20100617061717.14c0bee2@epia.jer-c2.orkz.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] toolchain-funcs.eclass: functions to call compiler by Mike Frysinger
On Wed, 9 Jun 2010 01:41:00 -0400
Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:

> there are implicit rules for generating archives, but iirc, they dont > work in parallel.
The buggy[1] implicit make rule generates parallel calls to ar(1) for each file to add, instead of doing the obvious and calling ar once with multiple file arguments. Funny because the fix is probably as easy to write as the wording in that section of the make manual. jer [1] http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.html#Archive-Pitfalls