Subject: Re: build.sh safe with -j4 ?
To: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
From: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2007 18:57:09
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 01:06:05PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 08:31:35AM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > I'm running the following on a quad core i386 cpu, NetBSD 4.0 RC4:
> > ./build.sh -j 4 -O /test/tmp/obj -T /test/tmp/tools -R /test/nb4/release -D \
> > /test/tmp/dst -X ../xsrc -r -x tools release iso-image
> "-j 4" is not enough for a quad core CPU, you need "-j 8".
> > nbmake: "(stdin)" line 3: Could not find /test/src/src/bin/rcorder/Makefile
> > nbmake: Fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
> Your source tree is broken. You probably forgot to use the "-P" option
> of "cvs" or untarred new sources over an existing source tree.
I used "cvs up -dP" and sometimes the tree builds ok, sometimes it fails with
the errors above. Maybe it's the hardware, but I can't see how bad hardware
could show up like this (the system has never crashed).