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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Setting number of parallel builds for other build-systems than 'make'
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 16:55:21
Message-Id: 451FF23E.3050301@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Setting number of parallel builds for other build-systems than 'make' by "Tiziano Müller"
Tiziano Müller wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Hi everyone > > It seems that setting the number of parallel builds using '-jN' does not > only work for make, but also for scons and bjam (and maybe others as well). > Since it isn't save to assume that '-jN' is the only option in MAKEOPTS, > some filtering is needed. > Now, SCONSOPTS (BJAMOPTS respectively) could be added to make.conf and used > whenever one of those build-systems is being used. But we would probably > have to add a ...OPTS for every build-system. > > What do you think? Better ideas?
I think adding it for each build system is probably a good idea, nobody's guaranteeing option-level compatibility with make. Optionally falling back to using the few valid MAKEOPTS might be a nice addition. Thanks, Donnie -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list

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