Subject: Re: Package building with make -j 2
To: Eric Delcamp <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/24/2003 11:21:08
On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 01:53:36AM +0200, Eric Delcamp wrote:
> I have tried to build some packages with include a MAKEFLAGS "-j 2" in my env
> variables. Things really go bad, because make dont sync the 2 threads ;) (by
> example, it try to patch the source before creating the "work" directory).
> Is there a feature inside Makefile to sync theses actions ? Or should I just
> forget the -j 2 arg when building packages ?

I'd very much like to see this fixed, I ran into the same problem
when trying to build pkgs with devel/distcc (which by its nature
is only helpful for parallel makes).

Any pkg make wizards feel like looking into this?