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Re: make install / parallel

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: make install / parallel
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 21:46:22 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)


* NightStrike wrote on Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 01:24:57PM CET:
> Does automake allowing doing something like:
> make -j5 install  ?

It should, yes, in the sense that it should not fail (but the speedup
may be rather limited).  If you encounter failure and think it's not a
bug in the files, please report it to bug-automake, thanks.

> I ask because executing /usr/bin/install for several thousand files is
> incredibly slow

I'm about to fix this (haven't applied the patch to master yet):
You can help by reviewing or testing the patch if you have spare cycles.

Cheers, and thanks,

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