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Re: 5.4 Parallel Execution(2)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: 5.4 Parallel Execution(2)
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 07:16:15 -0500

> Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 13:57:20 +0330
> From: ali hagigat <address@hidden>
> Cc: 
> Consider some threads have been created for some recipes but several
> of them are terminated(because they tried to read from stdin). Does
> this mean that their target failed and were not built so make should
> stop functioning further and should return immediately. Is that
> correct?

Almost, but not exactly.  Make waits until all the other subprocesses
created for running other recipes exit, and then it exits with an
error code.

> Or make continues building other targets?

Only those whose recipes already started to run.  It will not continue
with any additional recipes, unless you invoke Make with the -k switch.

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