Subject: Re: MAKE_JOBS_SAFE and bulk builds
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/16/2007 17:37:25
On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:32:20AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Has anyone run bulk builds with MAKE_JOBS=4 on a dual-processor, or some
> higher values?   I would expect that there would be a lot of failures,
> but also that we're getting to the point where it's almost reasonable
> for people to turn on MAKE_JOBS.

I still object MAKE_JOBS and would prefer to see it removed. It is
almost never reliable and I'm still waiting to see a bigger packages
where it actually works.