[vlc-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Expand contrib
robux4 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 08:24:03 CEST 2017
On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:54 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> Le maanantaina 12. kesäkuuta 2017, 11.54.16 EEST Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> > I don't understand how adding an explicit decompression target helps here.
>> Here's an example of a build on Jenkins using make -j4. Everything is
>> mixed together. There's no failure here. But it decompressing is mixed
>> with compiling there's a higher chance to not get the actual context
>> of what's being compiled easily.
> Like, no?
> You´re arbitrarily assuming that the failure will be in decompression. That is
> not the most typical case. And then you´re assuming that Jenkins would go
> through that otherwise unnecessary indirection - but then you might just as
> well make Jenkins not build a single job in parallel.
No, that's precisely because the failure is unlikely to happen in the
decompression that it's better to be done with it when compiling stuff
in parallel. So the compilation logs are not polluted with tons of
files still decompressing for other jobs.
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