[GRASS-dev] GRASS 6.3.0 release preparation

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Wed Oct 17 03:06:34 EDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 08:01:56AM +0200, Maris Nartiss wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry but I'm not an make guru and thus see it simple: if I run comand
> "make -j4" it should get along with it or fail with "err blah parallel
> buld not supported". Current CVS version does neither of it.

I hope we don't give up so early. Probably just a few Makefiles
need to be fixed (basically, get the target order right therein).

> As multicore CPU's are getting more popular, more and more users will be
> trying to run "make -j X" and thus report failure as bug [1].

Not always. As written yesterday, "make -j3" worked for me on my RHEL5
box. Now testing with Mandriva.

> If I can help with testing, drop me instructions. I have Gentoo ~x86
> system (gcc version 4.2.1; GNU Make 3.81).

Please help testing. Just run it and see if and where it fails.
Then check the problematic Makefile(s) for correct order:

(please add more relevant notes in the Wiki). As template, also
recently changed Makefiles will be useful.


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