[Mono-dev] Multithreaded compilation (make -j)

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Thu Nov 22 15:00:25 EST 2007


> I had to rebuild my mono svn checkout from scratch and run into many
> different problems during the process. All of them due to the fact
> that I have 'make' aliased to 'make -j4'. When I build mono with 'make
> -j1' it compiles fine, but using 4 processes seems to botch the
> dependency checking (especially in corlib). Is this supported? I
> remember there were some patches posted to the list (see
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2007-May/023417.html ).

We do not test the Mono build with that, and I do not believe we have
really spent much time trying to make it work in parallel.  

It would be nice, but it has not been a priority.

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