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Re: make install / parallel

From: NightStrike
Subject: Re: make install / parallel
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 17:14:32 -0500

On 1/28/08, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> * 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.

>From the looks of things, this will not apply to _SCRIPTS primaries.
My project in question has 98% of its files installed under that
primary (as you may or may not recall).

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