Subject: Compilation faster with make -j 2 ?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Carsten Hammer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/14/1996 19:36:02
on my machine (pentium133/32MB Ram) "time" claims to have a 3 percent
shorter compilation time with make -j 2 than with just make.
Could this be true? I could imagine the machine doesnt have to
wait so long for io operations to finish with two
concurrent processes. Could this be the explanation?
In the same direction seems to lead the observation that
the loadfactor always remains beyond 1.0 even if doing rather