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Re: mock 0.8.9 for EPEL-5

On Tuesday 20 November 2007 22:00:01 Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 11/20/2007 11:54 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Michael E Brown wrote:
> >> There is a head-scratcher. I *thought* that it was rpmbuild's
> >> responsibility to automatically detect the number of processors in the
> >> system and add this flag, if necessary.
> >
> > Yes, %{_smp_mflags} gets defined automatically
> Could it be that the option is defined automatically in koji (plague?)
> but not on my box?
> I had a package not compiling with -j3 and I detected it only after
> adding the said option to mock config.

Notice that unless you have three processors the flag will have the number of 
processors on your machine. Depending on the package you are building the 
bottleneck is not the cpu but the disc so it is possible to increase the 
value and have better build times.

I do it all the time. :-)

José Abílio

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