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Re: make: dealing with targets with multiple outputs

David Holland <> wrote:
> We already have a solution for this problem, it's just waiting for
> someone to find time to implement it.
> Namely: given multiple targets on the left, don't schedule them in
> parallel, and after building the first one check to see how many of
> the others also got knocked off at the same time.

Actually, unless there's more detail to your proposal, that would
totally kill parallelism no?

Since  yacc etc normally handled via .SUFFIX rules
that would imply any rule like

${OBJS}: soemthing

would need to be impacted - that would seriously hurt something like

Adding a special source token, would go a long way to mitigate that.


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