Subject: Re: JFLAG support
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/21/1998 14:12:18
On Dec 17, Jason Thorpe wrote
> On Thu, 17 Dec 1998 14:14:32 +0100 
>  Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
>  > Ok, I changed this to just put the number of parallel jobs in JFLAG,
>  > the makefile will automagically add the '-j' in front of it if needed.
>  > If I don't get any objections I'll commit this sunday or monday ...
> How about "BUILDJOBS" as the name of the variable?  Much more descriptive.
> Other than that, looks just dandy to me.

I agree JFLAG is not very descriptive for someone who doen't know the -j
Maybe "NBUILDJOBS" would be better.
Also, any idea where I should document this ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.