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Re: parallelized configure

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: parallelized configure
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:24:25 -0700
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On 01/14/2014 12:13 PM, Alexander Holler wrote:
> Am 14.01.2014 16:44, schrieb Eric Blake:
>> On 01/14/2014 05:56 AM, Alexander Holler wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I've seen there was some discussion about parallelizing configure in
>>> 2011 which seems to have come up through a talk at fosdem 2011 I've
>>> missed:
>>> Because in most of todays build processes configure is one of the few
>>> parts which still don't take advantages through multiple processors, I
>>> want to ask if there has been some progress on that topic?
>> No one has come forth with patches, and the problem is a lot trickier
>> than you would think.  I'm not holding my breath for this to happen any
>> time soon.
> How do you know what I would think?

Until you post patches for us to pick apart, we don't.  But the fact
that you are posting a request, rather than a patch, is relatively
decent evidence that you are aware that it is tough enough that you
aren't appearing to volunteer for the job.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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