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Re: [Chicken-hackers] parallel build failure

From: Leonardo Valeri Manera
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] parallel build failure
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 00:06:50 -0700

On 4 March 2011 00:00, Jim Ursetto <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 13:00, Jim Ursetto <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 6:00 AM, felix winkelmann <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Marijn Schouten (hkBst)
>>>> I got a report today that chicken-4.0.0 fails and that it is probably a 
>>>> parallel
>>>> build failure[1].
>>> Don't use parallel builds.
>> Well, that's one option :) Parallel builds at -j2 have always worked
>> for me but there has been an intermittent failure issue for several
>> months; it always happens with setup-download, so I believe the
>> problem lies with a missing dependency there.  I will try to take a
>> look at this, Marijn.  I haven't yet because at -j2 I can simply
>> restart the build and it always works.
> Hi there, ghosts of Chicken past.
> Although it's still officially unsupported, Peter Bex's revamp of the
> makefile system after 4.6.0 seems to have enabled reliable parallel
> builds.  I am now able to build repeatedly at -j2, -j3 and -j4.   On
> the quad-core system I tested on, -j4 is 3.4 times faster than -j1.
> Jim

That's pretty sweet news, not that chicken takes a great deal of time
to build ... but faster = better! :D


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