Subject: toolchain/18573: nbmake -j doesn't stop on error
To: None <>
From: John Franklin <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/07/2002 15:23:46
>Number:         18573
>Category:       toolchain
>Synopsis:       nbmake -j doesn't stop on error
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    toolchain-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Oct 07 12:25:00 PDT 2002
>Originator:     John Franklin
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6I - 7 Oct 02
John Franklin
ICBM: 3543'56"N 7853'27"W
System: NetBSD deathmitten 1.6B NetBSD 1.6B (DM.MP) #0: Sun Jun 30 16:34:40 EDT 2002 franklin@deathmitten:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386-MP/compile/DM.MP i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
The nbmake process will skip from dependall to install stages if an error occurs with -j <n> where n is anything larger than 1.  Without the -j option, the build will stop when the error is discovered.

Break any file (say, by removing a semicolon), then:

./ -j 2 <-whatever you normally use>