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Re: max number of jobs for core 2 duo CPUs?


On Sep 27, 2008, at 9:57 PM, bsduser wrote:

Could someone please tell me what is the max or appropriate number of jobs
for core 2 duo CPU?

-j4 or -j8 ?

I will build whole release according to your reply.

The rule of thumb seems to be 2x number of CPU cores.
In doubt try both and compare build times, CPU idle time, kernel time and so on.

have fun

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