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Re: Is it safe to build Vim with "make -j"?

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  • Dominique PellĂ©
    ... make -j 2 may works. I tried several times without error. But that s not enough to be 100% sure. make -j 2 test does not work. -- Dominique -- You
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 1, 2011
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      Michael Henry wrote:

      > All,
      >
      > Is it safe to use "make -j" when building vim (either as
      > "make -j 2", for example, or plain "make -j" to build with
      > an "unlimited" number of simultaneous jobs)?
      >
      > While it appears to work, I know that Makefiles are not always
      > written with full dependencies in place, which can cause parallel
      > build to fail, so I wanted to check whether parallel building
      > of Vim is known to be safe.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Michael Henry


      "make -j 2" may works. I tried several times without error.
      But that's not enough to be 100% sure.

      "make -j 2 test" does not work.

      -- Dominique

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