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Re: Paralizing configure

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Paralizing configure
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:39:21 -0800
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On 02/08/11 02:55, Marian Marinov wrote:

> My idea is to split the tests that configure dose into different sections. 
> And 
> paralize the tests in each seaction. Then if one test returns false the whole 
> section should be considered for retesting.

Although that might help a bit, I expect it's too much work, because people
will have to go through by hand and parallelize their code.  I expect it'd be
better if 'configure' were parallelized by default, much as makefiles are,
with the programmers mentioning explicit dependencies as necessary.

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