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Re: Parallelism a la make -j <n> / GNU parallel

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Parallelism a la make -j <n> / GNU parallel
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 16:01:20 -0400
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On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 08:45:57PM +0100, Colin McEwan wrote:
> My contention is that this is the sort of thing that more people will want to
> do more frequently, and that this is a reasonable argument in favour of
> including the functionality *correctly* in the core language for maximum
> expressiveness without external dependencies.

It seems like a rather complex and esoteric feature to be adding to a
shell, but that's ultimately Chet's decision to make, not ours.

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