Subject: Re: Many Thanks... and WTB:
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/03/1999 00:01:44
On 03-Jul-99 Thor Lancelot Simon spoke unto us all:
#  The desire to do this is, actually, *why our make supports multiple
#  jobs in the first place*.  You see, our make comes from Sprite (or at
#  least by way of Sprite, at one point long ago in its history) and on
#  Sprite, you just type "make -j foo" and foo jobs are started, then
#  silently migrated off to other machines in the cluster as happens to
#  best optimize load.
#  Gosh, it'd be nice if NetBSD could do that. ;-)

Right now by using my clusterit stuff (available in the pkgsystem) you can do
that to some degree by using make -j.  Right now it's not smart enough to
handle a network of different speed machines, but I am slowly writing that code.

Tim Rightnour  -
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