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Re: GNU make 3.81beta4 released

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: GNU make 3.81beta4 released
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 21:34:55 +0200

> Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:45:20 -0500
> From: "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
>   mm> 2) "-j noNumber"
> The documented and expected behavior with "-j" (no argument) is that it
> will create as many items in parallel as possible--where "possible" is
> defined by dependency relationships and not by system resources.  That's
> what "unlimited" means :-).
> However, it shouldn't crash, obviously.  Does it die on UNIX?

It doesn't die; vfork returns -1 with errno set to EAGAIN, and the
rule's commands are not run.

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