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From: Derek Foreman <>
To: Sam Ravnborg <>
Cc: Adam Kropelin <>,
Subject: Re: Parallel build not working since -test6?
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 20:47:54 -0600 (CST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0311282039170.23104@uberdeity> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, 28 Nov 2003, Sam Ravnborg wrote:

> On Thursday 27 November 2003 00:27, Adam Kropelin wrote:
> > Lately I've noticed my kernel compilations taking longer than usual.
> > Tonight I finally realized the cause... Parallel building (i.e. make -jN)
> > is no longer working for me. I traced it back and the last kernel it worked
> > in was -test5. It ceased working in -test6.
> It works for me, and for sure it works for most others. Otherwise I would
> have seen lot of complaints like yours.
> I recall one similar post, and the person in question used a homegrown
> script that caused the problems.

Well, this explains why 2.6.x builds so much slower here than it did a few
kernels ago.

make -j3 improves things.  but currently, make -j2 doesn't use both my

no scripts, just make -j2 bzImage

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-29  2:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-26 23:27 Parallel build not working since -test6? Adam Kropelin
2003-11-28 20:26 ` Sam Ravnborg
2003-11-29  1:47   ` Adam Kropelin
2003-11-29  2:47   ` Derek Foreman [this message]
2003-11-29  3:40     ` Adam Kropelin

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