[Slackbuilds-users] A non-programmers question...

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 11:57:23 UTC 2012

>   What it is, is the use of -j<n>, and it has something to do with using more than
>   one processor during ./configure of an app/program or something, making it
>   build(?) faster.

>From the make manual page

-j [jobs], --jobs[=jobs]
            Specifies  the  number  of jobs (commands) to run
simultaneously.  If there is
            more than one -j option, the last one is effective.  If
the -j option is given
            without  an  argument,  make  will  not  limit the number
of jobs that can run

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