[vlc-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] contrib: using make -C should spread the threads from "make -j" properly

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed May 18 18:15:49 CEST 2016

On Wednesday 18 May 2016 14:11:49 Steve Lhomme wrote:
> According to
> https://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/html_node/Options_002fRecursion.ht
> ml#index-recursion_002c-and-_002dj "the parent make and all the sub-makes
> will communicate to ensure that there are only ‘N’ jobs running at the same
> time between them all."

Are you sure that all contribs are safe to build in parallel?
The performance gain will be limited.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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