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Re: "make -jN" requires mechanical changes to a Makefile

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: "make -jN" requires mechanical changes to a Makefile
Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 00:42:43 +0200
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Henrik Carlqvist wrote:
> If you really prefer to write rules which generates more than one target
> the "right" way to avoid parallel make would be to add the .NOTPARALLEL
> target in the Makefile.

This way allows to turn off parallel make for a single Makefile.
Indeed, this might be a better compromise, when only few Makefiles
have problems with parallel make.

Whereas the snippet I showed turns it off for an entire package (when placed
in the top-level Makefile).

Thanks for the suggestion.


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