[fedora-virt] libguestfs vs parallel make

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Apr 30 18:00:14 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 06:54:20PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> I noticed that the recommended idiom
>     make %{?_smp_mflags}
> is not used in libguestfs.spec.
> This comment:
>     # Uses javac which is incompatible with parallel make.
>     make INSTALLDIRS=vendor
> makes me think you can enable parallel builds overall,
> and turn off parallelism only in the java/ sub-directory.
> To do that, simply add these lines to java/Makefile.am:
>     # Tell version 3.79 and up of GNU make to not build goals in this
>     # directory in parallel.

Yes you're right.  I've committed this change to the git repo.


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