Subject: Re: non-.WAIT bsd.subdir.mk (was Re: patches to fix make -j)
To: James Chacon <jmc@NetBSD.org>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/18/2003 11:39:58
On Thu, 18 Dec 2003, James Chacon wrote:
: What about uses of .WAIT not in SUBDIR definitions? See etc/Makefile for
: lots of examples for instance. This isn't just a recursive make problem.
.WAIT in SUBDIR is the biggest waste of -j resources.
.WAIT not in SUBDIR is usually a hack and should never have been used in the
first place. Makefiles have dependencies for a reason.
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>