[Slackbuilds-users] linuxwacom slackbuild

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Fri Aug 8 20:28:25 UTC 2008

Heinz Wiesinger wrote:
> Robby Workman wrote:
>> Murat D. Kadirov wrote:
>>> 11:15 Fri 08 Aug     , Jim Diamond написал:
>>>> P.S. For everyone who makes slack packages...  Maybe this has been
>>>> hashed out 100 times and you don't do it for some good reason, but if
>>>> not, would you consider using "-j 4" or something like than on your
>>>> "make" commands?  Even on a single core, single CPU machine this helps
>>>> noticeably, and on a multi-core machine it makes a big difference.
>>> Not all programs, not on all machines (processors?) compile properly with
>>> "-j X".
>> Indeed.
>> It's still a sane default IMHO, and in those cases where we find
>> something doesn't compile with parallel make jobs, we can do something
>> like this instead:
>>    make || MAKEFLAGS="" make -j1
> so $JOBS is now obsoloted by that one and new packages should use this 
> instead?

Yes, I've been meaning to make an announcement on the mailing list
about that.  Erik removed the JOBS stuff from the template quite
some time ago, but that's as far as we got with the changeover.


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