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

V'yacheslav Stetskevych slava18 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 12:02:11 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 1:51 PM, <insomniactoo at localnet.com> wrote:

>   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.

export MAKEFLAGS="-j4" # where 4 is the number of cpu cores
stick this ^ into an executable file in /etc/profile.d/
and you get parellelized make
but some software breaks when you do this, so if anything fails to build,
MAKEFLAGS="" ./some.SlackBuild
have fun :-)
- Vyacheslav

If you think of MS-DOS as mono, and Windows as stereo,
then Linux is Dolby Digital and all the music is free...
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