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Re: make: dynamic scaling of maxJobs ?

On Aug 4, 2013, at 12:12 PM, matthew green <> wrote:

> load isn't going to great heuristic for this.  when a job is
> waiting on disk/nfs io, it is +1 to the load.  so "idle" things
> add to the load, espcially in a build.
> i think you need to mix in actual cpu activity as well.  i
> thank become convinced that an external tool, occasionally run,
> sounds like a good idea.  i think i'd use such a thing on my
> own build machine i often want to run multiple jobs on, without
> having to think about a script to run them etc.

or being able to specify a shared library with a std routine name :)

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