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Re: Regression caused by Commit: 5bd7ad2b225b ("Preserve the real value
Re: Regression caused by Commit: 5bd7ad2b225b ("Preserve the real value of -jN in MAKEFLAGS using jobserver.")
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:39:56 +1100
On Mon, Oct 30 2017, Tim Murphy wrote:
> For my money -j is always a top-level setting. To have it per makefile
> and then let makefiles depend on that behaviour would open the door to lots
> of scary bugs.
I'm beginning to agree with this perspective.
The "-j" setting is not really a function of the code, it is a function
of the hardware that make is being run on.
So I should set MAKEFLAGS=-j8 in my environment instead of if the
Maybe we just need to change the documentation...
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